Year Joined Firm: 1986
Education/Alumni: BProc LLB.
Network memberships: Past President of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law. Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
Charles specialises in litigation, in particular trade mark and copyright infringement, passing off, unlawful competition, Advertising Standards Authority complaints, company name objections, and domain name disputes. Charles has extensive experience in all facets and aspects of IP matters; he acts and is a consultant for a number of local and internationally-listed blue-chip companies.
Key IP practices
- Anti-Counterfeiting/Parallel Imports
- Copyright Licensing + Protection
- Dispute Resolution
- Trade Secrets
- Trademark Counselling and Prosecution
- Trademark Searches
- Trademarks Litigation
- Unfair Competition
- Food & Beverage
- Luxury Goods
- Media, Entertainment & Publishing
- Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology + Life Sciences
Last updated 16th February 2017