OUR PEOPLE

Julia Stephens

Director

Trade Mark Attorney

Department

Trade Marks

Email

julias@kisch-ip.com

Tel

+27 11 324 3109

Qualifications

  • B Sc (Microbiology & Biochemistry)
  • LL B
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Trade Mark Practitioner (SAIIPL)

Experience

  • More than 15 years’ experience in the field of intellectual property, specialising in all aspects of trade mark law
  • Trade mark searches, prosecution and litigation
  • Copyright protection and enforcement
  • Issues of unlawful competition and passing off
  • Advertising compliance and complaints
  • Domain name searches, registration and disputes
  • Specialist in trade mark portfolio management, review and audits and due diligences

Industry Associations

  • Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property (SAIIPL)
  • Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP)
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)

Publications & Conferences

  • Regular contributor to AdVantage magazine
  • Regular attendee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) conferences