OUR PEOPLE

Robin Richardson

Associate

Trade Mark Attorney

Department

Trade Marks

Email

robinr@kisch-ip.com

Tel

+27 11 324 3105

Qualifications

  • B Soc. Sci (Labour, Organisational Psychology and Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelors of Law
  • Masters of Law (Intellectual Property Law)
  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Trade Mark Practitioner

Experience

  • Trade mark searching, filing and prosecution
  • Trade mark brand portfolio management and audits
  • Litigation: trade mark, unlawful competition, passing off and copyright litigation
  • Copyright advice and registration
  • Trade mark assignments
  • Domain name disputes and social media complaints
  • Company name objections

Industry Associations

  • Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Publications & Conferences

  • Copyright Protection in the Digital Era of Publishing- Interview regarding Moneyweb vs Fin24
  • How to play the game of social media brand dodge ball
  • A Domain of Disaster?- Navigating the tide of new generic top level domain names.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in Intellectual Property Law: A growing need for a viable alternative to court litigation.