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Meet Claire Brown

Trademark Attorney

A trademark attorney and the head of our Africa practice, Claire attends to the filing and prosecution of trademarks in Africa.

With over ten years’ experience in filing, prosecution and maintenance of local trademarks, Claire also has extensive knowledge in these areas.

Introduction

Claire Brown is a qualified South African trade mark practitioner, attorney and partner at Von Seidels. She specialises in trade mark searches, filings, prosecution, maintenance and various other matters throughout Africa.

Claire also attends to the filing, prosecution and maintenance of local and foreign trade mark applications.

In addition, Claire attends to the management of large trade mark portfolios, copyright matters, as well as domain name registration, objections and renewals.

Contact Claire

Direct: +27 21 526 2800

Education

  • University of South Africa, LLB (2010)
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner (2015)

Focus Areas

>Trade Mark filing and prosecution in Africa
>Trade Mark searches
>Trade Mark filing
>Trade Mark prosecution and maintenance
> Portfolio management
> Changes of ownership and assignments recordals
> Domain name registration and renewals

Affiliations and Accolades

  • Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
  • Student Member, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
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