OUR PEOPLE

Werner van der Merwe

Director

Patent Attorney

Department

Patents

Email

wernerv@kisch-ip.com

Tel

+27 11 324 3073

Qualifications

  • B Eng (Mechanical Engineering)
  • LL B
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Registered Patent Attorney

Experience

  • Conducting local and international patent subject matter searches, name searches and equivalent searches
  • Drafting of patent specifications
  • Assisting counsel in litigation matters
  • Attending to patent restorations

Industry Associations

  • Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).
  • Serving member of various committees of SAIIPL
  • Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP)

Publications & Conferences

  • “Patenting In Africa” – WIPR: Sept/Oct 2011 Issue
  • “Inadmissable Claim Amendments” – WIPR: Nov/Dec2012