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Robynne Zevenster

Patent Attorney

A patent attorney with a focus on Africa.


Robynne is a patent attorney with experience in patent and design prosecution. In particular she has experience in drafting local and foreign patent applications in the metallurgical, chemical and pyrotechnic fields.

She has a qualification in Biotechnology, specialising in human genetics, and Biochemistry.

Robynne is a member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES) and heads up the Young Member’s Committee of the South African chapter. She is also on the Young Member’s International Committee.

Robynne is currently working in our Africa patent department alongside Gunther Roland and advises on aspects related to filing in African countries.

Contact Robynne

Direct: +27 21 526 2800


  • University of Pretoria, BSc in Biotech (2006)
  • University of Johannesburg, BSc in Biochem (Hon) (2007)
  • University of South Africa, LLB (2012)
  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Qualified Patent Attorney (2019)

Focus Areas

> Patent drafting and prosecution
> Registered design and utility model applications
> Patent and design searches
> Patentability searches and opinions
> Agreements relating to IP

Affiliations and Accolades

  • Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
  • Patent Attorney, South Africa
  • Board Director, Licensing Executives Society of South Africa (LES)
  • Committee Member, Young Members Congress of Licensing Executives Society International (LES)
  • Fellow, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)