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Matthew Sawyer

Trademark Department

A candidate trade mark attorney focused on trade mark enforcement.


Matthew Sawyer is a candidate attorney in the trade mark department and focuses on both local and foreign searches and filing of trade marks, as well as copyright and domain name matters.

Matthew obtained his LLB at the University of Stellenbosch and acquired an interest for Intellectual Property in his final year. He went on to obtain his LLM at the University of Stellenbosch specialising in Intellectual Property.

His strict time management skills and attention to detail place him in good stead to achieve the desired growth of various businesses’ IP portfolios.

Contact Matthew

Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • University of Stellenbosch, LLB (2017)
  • University of Stellenbosch, LLM (Intellectual Property), cum laude (2018)

Focus Areas

>Trade Mark prosecution
>Trade Mark searches

Affiliations and Accolades

  • Student Member, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)