Zaheer Seedat

Trademark Department

A candidate trade mark attorney dealing with trade mark searches and prosecution in Africa.

About Zaheer Seedat

Zaheer is a candidate attorney in the trade mark department and currently focuses on trade mark searches and prosecution matters.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Pretoria and intends to do an LLM in Intellectual Property Law in the near future. Zaheer’s interest areas include matters dealing with the internet and e-commerce, and he is intrigued by the future of IP law with regard to the ‘Metaverse’.

Focus areas

  • Trade Mark prosecution
  • Trade Mark searches
  • Copyright


  • University of Pretoria, LLB (2021)

Affiliations and accolades

  • Student member, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)

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