Wensel Britz

Trademark and Copyright Attorney

Wensel is a partner and an experienced trade mark and copyright attorney specialising in portfolio management, registration and enforcement, both locally and internationally.

About Wensel Britz

Wensel is a dynamic qualified trade mark practitioner and a partner in the Trade Marks Department at Von Seidels. He assists clients with trade mark filing and management strategies, both locally and internationally, across various industries.

Wensel is also experienced in, and assist clients with, enforcement of trade mark rights and copyright, including trade mark oppositions, trade mark infringement and passing-off proceedings, advertising complaints, company name objections and domain name objections.

Wensel adopts a pragmatic and commercially sensible approach in advising clients, with a view to obtaining the best tailored outcome or solution for a client.

Focus areas

  • Trade Mark prosecution and portfolio management
  • Trade Mark searches
  • Trade Mark litigation
  • Copyright litigation and advice
  • Advertising complaints
  • Domain name disputes
  • Due diligence
  • Contractual and transactional IP issues
  • Regulatory IP issues


  • University of the Western Cape, LLB (2009)
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner (2013)

Affiliations and accolades

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

Featured in

Von Seidels is in Tier 1

We are excited to share that our firm has moved up to Tier 1 for trade marks in IP STARS (Managing IP) 2022 firm rankings for South Africa.