Spoor & Fisher again secures top tier status in the Legal 500

Spoor & Fisher is proud to have once again earned Top Tier status in the 2017 Legal 500 ratings of IP firms in South Africa.

The latest edition describes Spoor & Fisher as “active domestically and across Africa” and is recommended for “its commercial, prosecution and litigation work across both trade marks and patents”. It also highlights that the firm is “at the forefront of anti-counterfeiting across the continent”.

Kay Rickelman is mentioned specifically for prosecution work for foreign clients, while Charles Webster earns kudos for his knowledge and his client relationships. Lance Abramson and David Gilson are singled out for their patent expertise; Jean McIvor for her trade mark talents; Eben van Wyk as an advertising sector expert; and Hugh Moubray in his capacity as head of patent litigation.

This rankings cover Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Legal 500 is regarded worldwide as a credible, objective guide to law firms in over 100 jurisdictions. Its annual ratings are based on information received from numerous organisations as well as interviews conducted with leading private practitioners.

Date published: 19 April 2017
Author: Spoor & Fisher

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