Further accolades for ENSafrica’s IP department
ENSafrica’s IP head of department, Gaelyn Scott
, has consistently been ranked as one of only a handful of South African lawyers in the gold band for trade mark enforcement and litigation by World Trademark Review (“WTR
”) every year since 2013. We are pleased to announce that she has once again achieved a gold band ranking by WTR in this category and is one of four South African attorneys to achieve this ranking in 2019.
Our head of trade mark prosecution, Ilse du Plessis
, was recognised in the trade mark prosecution and strategy category and our head of commercial IP, Waldo Steyn
, received recognition in two categories: trade mark prosecution and strategy, and trade mark enforcement and litigation.
Our top ranked IP team also received the following comments:
"ENSafrica is a commercial powerhouse with the resources and know how to tackle the most challenging and pressing IP matters. With a string of offices across Southern, Western and Eastern Africa, as well as Mauritius, it offers unparalleled coverage across the continent to its clients; rich experience across Africa enables it to accurately assess risk and maximise opportunity in often unpredictable settings. IP department head Gaelyn Scott
is the glue that keeps everything together. She handles a large volume of complex contentious matters and has a glowing reputation for excellence which is well deserved. Top team members include experienced portfolio manager and IP monetisation ace Ilse du Plessis
and international brand strategy and commercialisation mastermind Waldo Steyn
The consistent recognition of ENSafrica’s IP department and its individual team members by international ratings agencies and their publications is testimony to the calibre of IP attorneys in the team and to the department’s prominence in the IP field.
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