Meghan Dormehl

Trademark Attorney

A trademark attorney with a focus on IP enforcement and trade mark litigation.

About Meghan Dormehl

Meghan is an attorney and qualified trade mark practitioner. Currently consulting in the litigation team, Meghan is involved predominantly in trade mark enforcement matters ranging from infringement to opposition and cancellation proceedings in South Africa, passing off, copyright, company name objections, and advertising matters. She also has experience in conducting trade mark availability searches and filing and prosecuting trade mark applications in South Africa, and trade mark portfolio management.

Meghan obtained her law degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2015. She began her career in intellectual property law at Spoor & Fisher, where she worked from 2016 until 2021. Alongside her current work as a consultant, Meghan is studying a BA Psychology. The counselling skills acquired through this degree are invaluable to Meghan’s relationship with clients, as she actively listens to clients’ needs to guide her in developing detailed and practical solutions to their intellectual property problems.


Focus areas

  • Trade Mark prosecution and portfolio management
  • Trade Mark enforcement, South Africa
  • Trade Mark litigation, South Africa
  • Copyright
  • Due diligence
  • Advertising complaints


  • University of Stellenbosch, B.LLB (2015)
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner (2018)
  • Cornerstone Institute, BA Psychology (Current)

Affiliations and accolades

  • Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
  • Fellow, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)

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