Attorney Profiles

Anthony van Zantwijk

Patent Attorney and Registered Tax Practitioner

Qualifications:
BSc(Civil)Eng (Wits); LLB cum laude (Wits); LLM(Tax) (Wits), FSAIIPL

Previous positions:
Patent Attorney at Spoor & Fisher; IP Specialist at SARS

Focus areas:
IP Commercialisation, Tax, Exchange Controls, Valuations and Structured Finance

Interests:
History, Russian authors, Philosophy

Paulo Lopes

Patent Attorney

Qualifications:
BSc(Mech)Eng (Wits); MSc(Mech)Eng (Wits), LLB (UNISA); HDip(Tax) (Wits), FSAIIPL

Previous position:
Patent Attorney at Spoor & Fisher

Focus areas:
Filing and Prosecuting Patents and Designs

Interests:
Technology, Innovation, Product Development

McLean Sibanda

Patent Attorney

Qualifications:
BSc.Eng (Wits); MSc.Eng (Wits); LLB (UNISA); LLM-Commercial (UNISA), FSAIIPL

Previous / current position:
Senior Research Scientist at De Beers Industrial Diamond Division; Patent Attorney at Adams & Adams; former Senior Patent Attorney and Acting Executive Director of The Innovation Fund; former IP consultant to Department of Science and Technology; former Group Executive for Commercialisation at Technology Innovation Agency (TIA); CEO Innovation Hub

Focus areas:
Commercialising IP, IP Funding and IP Management

Interests:

Sara Spiro

Trademark Attorney

Qualifications:
LLB (UCT)

Previous / current position:
Associate, Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs; Associate, Bowman Gilfillan

Focus areas:
Commercialising IP, IP Funding and IP Management

Interests: