Corrie Jonker

Trademark Attorney

A trade mark attorney with a passion for video gaming law.

About Corrie Jonker

Corrie is an attorney in the trade mark department. He obtained his BA(Law) degree in 2017, his post-graduate LLB degree in 2019, as well as his Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law in 2020.

Corrie is an avid gamer and wrote his dissertation for his Master of Laws on copyright in the gaming industry, with a specific case study on the MOBA genre, comparing Defence of the Ancients with DOTA2 and League of Legends.

Corrie’s further interest areas include end-user agreements, domain name disputes and trade mark prosecution.

Focus areas

  • Video gaming law
  • Trade Mark prosecution
  • Trade Mark searches
  • Trade Mark enforcement
  • Commercialisation of IP
  • Copyright law

Education

  • University of Stellenbosch, BA(Law) (2017)
  • University of Stellenbosch, LLB (2019)
  • University of Stellenbosch, LLM cum laude (Intellectual Property) (2020)

Affiliations and accolades

  • Student member, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Fellow, Stellenbosch University IP Chair

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