Smit & Van Wyk is a specialist Intellectual Property (IP) law firm. The firm deals exclusively with IP law in South Africa and across Africa as a whole. Our qualified attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources to give expert legal advice regarding IP portfolio's and can assist with the filing, registration, prosecution and enforcement thereof. Our fields of practice encompass all aspects relating to:

  • patents;
  • trademarks;
  • industrial designs;
  • copyright;
  • franchising;
  • trade secrets;
  • litigation;
  • contractual agreements;
  • non-statutory IP protection;
  • commercial rights attached to each of these forms of IP;
  • consulting services;
  • IP auditing services;
  • IP management services. 

Our focus at Smit & Van Wyk is to provide an efficient and superior level of service to all of our clients interested in protecting their intellectual property in South Africa and Africa. We understand that the needs of each client are different and therefore offer a tailored service to meet each of our client’s needs. 

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