Full name

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27 12 676 1026

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27 12 676 1100

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Partner, Chairperson of the Executive Committee of Spoor and Fisher

Office of practice

Pretoria, South Africa


BSc (Eng) (Civil) BProc LLB. Patent Attorney, Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.


21 years

Fields of practice

Jonathan specialises in patent, design, technical copyright and unlawful competition litigation. Jonathan has extensive litigation experience in a broad spectrum of fields including the mechanical, mining, metallurgical, electrical, chemical and pharmaceutical fields.

Industry associations

Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Professional activities

Co-author of the South African chapter on International Intellectual Property Law, published by the Centre for International Legal Studies. Moderator for the Patents Examination Board.

Listed in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Who's Who Legal Patent editions.
Jonathan Whittaker

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