Adelhart Kruger

Chairman & 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 29 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 South African Institute of Electrical Engineering (SAIEE)

Publications & Conferences

  • Has presented various papers at events locally and abroad, including: Portugal

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  • “Nanotechnology” at the 2005 FICPI Open Forum in Lisbon,