Smit & Van Wyk , Inc. Memberships
Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. has membership with the following intellectual property organizations:
Franchise Association of South Africa
FASA, as the official body for franchising in South Africa, has, as the underlying basis on which membership is granted and controlled, a Code of Ethics and Business Practices to which all members subscribe.
Licensing Executives Society (International)
The Licensing Executives Society International is an association of comprised of men and women who have an interest in the transfer of technology, or licensing of intellectual property rights - from technical know how and patented inventions to software, copyright and trademarks.
South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law
The South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law presents some 164 patent attorneys, patent agents and trade mark practitioners in South Africa who specialises in the field of Intellectual Property Law.
The Law Society of Northern Provinces
(Law Society of the Transvaal)
The Law Society of Northern Provinces is the statutory body governing the attorneys’ profession in the four provinces constituting the former Transvaal province, i.e. Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West and Limpopo Province.
Law Society of South Africa
The Law Society of South Africa empowers the legal profession by providing training to candidate attorneys and continuing professional development to attorneys to ensure quality legal service to the community in an ethical, professional, competent and caring manner.
Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. intellectual property Africa - For legal advice, applications and the protection of patents, designs, trademarks and copyright in most African countries.