Charl Potgieter

Partner - Pretoria, South Africa

Email: c.potgieter@spoor.com
Tel:     + 27 12 676 1257
Fax:    + 27 12 676 1100

Qualifications 
LLB. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Experience
15 years

Fields of practice
Charl specialises in anti-counterfeiting, trade mark infringement and copyright infringement matters, he assists with the training of Customs and Police Officials on product identification and procedures in terms of the Counterfeit Goods Act as well as anti-counterfeit operations in South Africa and Africa. He also assists the Police, Interpol and Customs in various African countries like Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya with in-market operations and strategies to combat counterfeit goods.

Industry associations 
Member of the Law Society of Northern Provinces (LSNP).
Member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC)

Market recognition
Listed in the WTR 1000 as one of the World’s Leading Trade Mark Professionals in 2020 - 2021.
Legal 500 ranks Charl as a recommended IP Practitioner 2018.
Member of the Law Society Northern Provinces.
Ranked – Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
 

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