Adriaan Heyns

Attorney, Trademark Department

An associate with a focus on trade mark litigation and IP enforcement.

About Adriaan Heyns

Adriaan is an associate in the trade mark department with a focus on trade mark litigation and IP enforcement matters, such as trade mark oppositions, trade mark infringements, domain name disputes, company name objections, social media page disputes, passing-off and anti-counterfeiting matters.

He is a Notary Public and Attorney with a background in trade mark litigation as well as general High Court litigation.

Focus areas

  • Trade Mark litigation
  • Domain name disputes
  • Copyright
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Trade mark searches
  • Trade mark prosecution


  • University of Pretoria, LLB (2018)

Affiliations and accolades

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

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