Christian van der Wath

Patent Department

A candidate patent attorney with a background in mechanical engineering.

About Christian van der Wath

Christian is a candidate attorney in the patent department. He obtained a Bachelor of Engineering in the mechanical field from Stellenbosch University and is currently studying towards a law degree through the University of South Africa.

Christian’s background in design ties in well as he has an interest in energy, specifically green energy, as well as green innovation. He’s aim is to assist in a better future by contributing to innovation in line with the goal of becoming net zero by 2050.

Currently he is assisting in filing and drafting of patent and design applications.

Focus areas

  • Patent drafting and filing
  • Patent searches
  • Design filing and registration


  • Stellenbosch University, BEng Mechanical (2021)
  • University of South Africa, Currently studying towards a degree in law

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