Spoor & Fisher South Africa announces Partnership and Senior Associate promotions

Three Senior Associates of Spoor & Fisher South Africa have received promotions making them Partners in the firm, while two Associates are now Senior Associates.

Linda Thilivali is now a Partner in the Trade Mark department in Centurion, Pretoria.

Dirk Hanekom is a patent attorney specialising in the chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and FMCG fields, and is now a Partner working from the Cape Town office.

Danie Pienaar is also a new Partner in the Patent department, with a specialisation in electronic and computer-related inventions. He is based in Centurion, Pretoria.

Femke van Dyk specialises in Trade Mark enforcement and copyright and is based in Centurion, Pretoria, and has been promoted to Senior Associate.

Reinard Krüger focuses on Trade Mark enforcement and is now a Senior Associate operating from the Centurion, Pretoria office.

The Chairperson of the Partnership, Keith Brown, commented that “our new partners and senior associates have, by their professional abilities, diligence and commitment to delivering quality service to our clients, more than proved their worth. Their innovative approach to dealing with new developments in their respective disciplines will certainly help the firm maintain its edge in IP law.”

Date published: 2015/03/07
Author: Spoor & Fisher

Tags: trade marks patents