Adelhart Kruger

Chairman & Senior Director

Patent Attorney






+27 11 324 3157


• (Hons) B Eng (Electronic)
• B Proc
• LL B
• Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
• Registered Patent Attorney


More than 27 years experience in:

  • Drafting of patent specifications and patent prosecution (locally and abroad)
  • Patent litigation
  • Copyright Law and litigation; specifically copyright in computer programs
  • Unlawful competition

Technical expertise includes: Electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications and computer implemented inventions, including semiconductor devices, RFID systems, media player, delivery and renderer systems and antennas. Also included are detonation systems and medical devices.

Industry Associations

  • Past president and fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Past president of the South African Group and member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Past president of the South African National Association and member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP)
  • Member of the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
  • Member of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineering (SAIEE)

Publications & Conferences

  • Has presented various papers at events locally and abroad, including:
  • “Nanotechnology” at the 2005 FICPI Open Forum in Lisbon, PortugalGeneral IP Star logo       iam100-logo_for-profiles