Rinske Nel is a South African attorney and trade mark practitioner. She is focused on the searching and filing of trade marks, as well as trade mark oppositions, trade mark and copyright infringement matters, passing-off, anti-counterfeiting and domain name disputes. She focuses on both prosecution and litigation matters in South Africa and throughout Africa.
Rinske obtained degrees in science and law from the University of Stellenbosch, choosing intellectual property law as a final-year elective. She has gained experience working in teams dealing with complex and contentious matters, both in prosecution and litigation.
Before joining Von Seidels, Rinske gained a year’s experience in general litigation and court practice.