Louis van Wyk

Consultant - Pretoria, South Africa

Email: lj.vanwyk@spoor.com
Tel:  + 27 12 676 1111
Fax: + 27 12 686 1100

Qualifications
BA LLB Dip Int Law. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Experience
39 years

Fields of practice
Domestic and international copyright, entertainment law, media law, advertising objections, unlawful competition, passing off, company name objections and domain name disputes. Louis has extensive experience in all facets and aspects of IP matters; he acts and is a consultant for a number of local and internationally-listed blue chip companies. He specialises in IP litigation, copyright law, constitutional issues relating to freedom of speech, product liability, competition law and pharmaceutical law.

Industry associations
Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Professional activities
Co-author of the South African chapter in Sweet & Maxwell’s International Execution against Judgement Debtors; the South African chapter in International Intellectual Property Law, published by The Centre for International Studies; the South African chapter in International Intellectual Property Law, published by John Wiley & Sons; the South African chapter in Copyright Infringement, published by Kluwer Law International. He is also the author of the South African chapter in "Warranties and Disclaimers", published by Kluwer Law International and the contributor to the South African chapter of Published International Pharmaceutical Law and Practice.

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