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Oswald Alembong

Patent Department

A candidate patent attorney, chemical engineer and Africa (OAPI) IP specialist.


Oswald Alembong is a candidate patent attorney and focuses on local and international patent searches and drafting patent specifications for clients. Oswald has obtained a degree in law and MScEng chemical engineering and is currently in the process of completing the requisite examinations to qualify as a South African patent attorney and a Mandataire agréé before OAPI.

Skilled in chemical processes and design, Oswald is experienced in drafting patent specifications in a wide array of technological areas including mechanical devices, computer hardware and software, chemical processes, renewable energy technologies, medical devices, and new consumer products.

Oswald is from Cameroon and has full working proficiency in French and can effectively assist clients in obtaining intellectual property rights in French West Africa.

Contact Oswald

Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • University of Cape Town, BScEng Chemical Engineering, cum laude (2012)
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, MScEng Chemical Engineering, cum laude (2014)
  • University of South Africa, LLB (2019)

Focus Areas

> Patent searches
> Patent drafting and prosecution
> Preparing validity and infringement opinions
> IP protection in French West Africa

Affiliations and Accolades

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