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Meet Llewellyn du Toit

Patent Attorney and Pharmacist

A patent attorney and qualified pharmacist at Von Seidels, Llewellyn specialises in Intellectual Property matters in the pharmaceutical and medical fields and his background sees him working with many of the firm’s international pharmaceutical clients.


Llewellyn du Toit is a patent attorney and partner at Von Seidels, he is a qualified pharmacist and holds a degree in law.

Llewellyn previously worked as an in-house Intellectual Property consultant with one of the leading technology transfer offices in South Africa.

He specialises in both local and international patent searches, legal opinions for clients, patent specification drafting and licensing agreements. He has a keen interest in pharmaceutical and medical patents, as well as the commercialisation of Intellectual Property.

In addition, Llewellyn is experienced in all aspects of Plant Breeders’ Rights.

Contact Llewellyn

Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • North-West University, BPharm (2004)
  • Stellenbosch University, LLB (2009)
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Qualified Patent Attorney (2016)

Focus Areas

> Patent searches
> Patent specification drafting
> Patent prosecution
> Patent litigation
> Pharmaceutical patent matters

Affiliations and Accolades

  • Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
  • Patent Attorney, South Africa
  • Member, South African Research and Innovation Management (SARIMA)
  • Fellow, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member, Licensing Executives Society International (LES)