Dina Biagio

Partner - Pretoria, South Africa

Email: d.biagio@spoor.com
Tel:     + 27 12 676 1112
Fax:    + 27 12 676 1100

BSc (Physics) BSc Eng (Elec) LLB. Patent Attorney, Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

21 years

Fields of practice
Commercial transactions relating to intellectual property, including: licensing; manufacturing, supply and distribution; technology transfer and collaboration agreements; transaction and investment structuring and related agreements; public-private transactions, ventures and collaborations; IP audits and due diligence; and the valuation of intellectual property. Dina also has experience in domestic and international patent and design matters, specifically: patent specification drafting and the prosecution of patent applications.

Industry associations
Participation on the Board of the Licensing Executives Society of South Africa 2013 - 2018.
Member of the Licensing Executives Society 2010 – 2019.
Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law 2002 - 2019.
Member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC)

Professional activities
Author of the Commercial considerations for transactions involving intellectual property chapter of Dean & Dyer: Intellectual Property Law in South Africa.
Contributor to the Thomson Reuters IP Global Guide - South Africa.
Lecturer and examiner for the course “International Treaties and Conventions” for the South African Patent Examination Board 2015 – 2019.

Market Recognition 
Listed in IAM's World's Leading Patent Practitioners in 2012 - 2020.
Mentioned in IAM Licensing 250: The World’s Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners in 2011.
Listed in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2015 - 2021.
Recognised in Managing Intellectual Property as one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2017.
2020 DSI/SARIMA Award for Distinguished Contribution to Innovation Management

Back to results