Spoor & Fisher ranked as “Gold Band” trade mark firm in South Africa by WTR 1000

Spoor & Fisher has been accorded gold tier status once again in the annual World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 rankings.

The publication commended Spoor & Fisher on their “outstanding technical skill set, ability to understand their clients’ business objectives and put in place the best IP solutions to help realise them.” Further, WTR said, “The organisation’s administration is extremely efficient, and it continually introduces new value-adding services.”

A number of Spoor & Fisher partners were also highlighted in the publication.


  • Charles Webster
  • Carl van Rooyen
  • John Foster
  • Megan Reimers


  • Mohamed Khader

Prosecution portfolio management:

  • Kay Rickelman
  • Jean McIvor
  • Stephen Goldberg


  • Eben van Wyk
  • Louise Myburgh

The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on identifying the leading private practice firms and individuals in jurisdictions across the globe. The extensive research process was conducted over a four-month period by a team of full-time analysts who undertook more than 1,500 face-to-face and telephone interviews with trade mark specialists across the globe.

Individual practitioners, law firms and trade mark attorneys qualify for inclusion in WTR 1000 subject to receiving sufficient positive feedback from these specialists.

Date published: 2 February 2019
Author: Spoor & Fisher

Tags: world trademark review wtr 100