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Regardt van der Merwe

Attorney, Trademark Department

An attorney focusing on trademark and copyright matters.


Regardt is a South African attorney in the trade mark department and focuses on the searching and filing of trade marks in Africa and South Africa, as well as copyright matters.

After obtaining an undergraduate degree in law, Regardt served his articles of clerkship under acclaimed South African family law practitioner, Riëtte Oosthuizen. In 2018 Regardt returned to the University of Pretoria where he worked as a junior lecturer at the Department of Private Law and also as an academic assistant at the Centre for IP Law. He pursued further postgraduate studies in IP under supervision of Professor Marianne Levin before joining Von Seidels.

Contact Regardt

Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • University of Pretoria, LLB (2014)
  • University of Pretoria, LLM (Public International Law) (2017)
  • University of Stockholm, LLM (European Intellectual Property Law) (2019)

Focus Areas

> Trade Mark prosecution
> Trade Mark searches
> Copyright

Affiliations and Accolades

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