Louise Myburgh

Partner - Cape Town, South Africa

Email: l.myburgh@spoor.com
Tel:     + 27 21 673 4404
Fax:    + 27 21 683 5952

BEcon (Hons) LLB. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

25 years

Fields of practice
Domestic and international trade mark registration, searches and renewals, domestic and international trade mark litigation, domestic and international copyright, advertising objections, unlawful competition, passing off, company name objections and domain name disputes. Louise is an experienced trade mark attorney who acts for a number of local and international blue-chip companies. 

Industry associations
Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.
Member of the Cape Law Society.
Marques - Anti-counterfeiting ad parallel trade team member.
INTA - Data Protection team member.
Member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC)

Professional activities
Co-author of the SA chapter on International Intellectual Property Law, published by the Centre for International Studies.
Louise has lectured on copyright at the Institute of Intellectual Property Law.
Louise has presented guest lectures at the University of Stellenbosch for the past five years.
Co-author on the South African chapter of The Global Legal Post Luxury Law Jurisdictional Comparisons 2016.

Market Recognition
Listed in the WTR 1000 as one of the World’s Leading Trade Mark Professionals in 2011 - 2021.
Listed in the Who's Who Legal Trademark editions 2016 - 2020.
Listed in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2015 - 2021.
Listed in Managing Intellectual Property as one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2018 and 2019.

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