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Stephanie Zietsman

Trademark Department

Stephanie is a candidate trade mark attorney with a background in advertising.

Introduction

Stephanie Zietsman is a candidate attorney in the trade mark department and assists with local and foreign trade mark searches, the filing and prosecution of trade marks, copyright matters, trade mark portfolio management and litigation.

Before embarking on a legal career, Stephanie spent five years working as a copywriter in the advertising industry after graduating from AAA School of Advertising.

She has a broad set of interests, with a particular affinity for trade mark and copyright issues in advertising and the role intellectual property plays in strategic brand management.  ​

Contact Stephanie

Direct: +27 21 526 2800

Education

  • University of Stellenbosch, BA (Language and Culture) (2006)
  • AAA School of Advertising, Diploma in Copywriting (2008)
  • University of Cape Town, LLB (2016)

Focus Areas

>Trade Mark searches
>Trade Mark prosecution
>Trade Mark portfolio management
>Copyright
>Strategic brand advice and management

Affiliations and Accolades

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