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Rinske Nel

Trademark Department

A candidate trade mark attorney with a background in general court practice.


Rinske Nel is a candidate attorney in the trade mark department. She is focused on the searching and filing of trade marks, as well as copyright and domain name matters.

Rinske obtained degrees in science and law from the University of Stellenbosch, choosing intellectual property law as a final-year elective.

Before joining Von Seidels, Rinske gained a year’s experience in general litigation and court practice.

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Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • University of Stellenbosch, BSc in Chemistry and Polymer Science (2013)
  • University of Stellenbosch, LLB (2016)

Focus Areas

>Trade Mark prosecution
>Trade Mark searches

Affiliations and Accolades

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