Gold Standard: Spoor & Fisher Regonised by IAM Patent 1000 2024

We are proud to announce that our firm has once again been recognised as a Gold Band Firm by IAM Patent 1000 2024.

The IAM Patent 1000 Guide is renowned as a go-to resource for those seeking top-level legal patent expertise.

IAM’s Patent 1000 is compiled after an extensive, five-month research process. A team of full-time analysts conducted 1,800 interviews with industry specialists around the world, resulting in the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent service providers.

Only those identified by market sources for their exceptional skillsets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000. It identifies practice patent expertise, as well as leading expert witnesses in the US, and includes 50 country-specific chapters analysing local patent professional services markets.

Dirk Hanekom, head of our patent department, effectively enhances patent portfolios, specializing in pharmaceutical inventions and regulatory expertise to provide comprehensive solutions. Tyron Grant and David Cochrane contribute significantly to our success in life sciences.

Dina Biagio and John McKnight excel in handling IP-rich transactions and licensing agreements, identifying and leveraging opportunities for clients.

Mark Kemp has a strong track record in prosecuting patent applications that create valuable patent portfolios for both local and international entities.

Chyreene Truluck is known for her proactive approach and strong technical expertise, working closely with clients in the life sciences sector to secure protection for innovative advancements.

Lance Abramson and Lodewyk Cilliers both have deep legal, specifically IP knowledge which they have combined with engineering backgrounds, empowering them to expertly file and prosecute patent and design applications globally.

Jonathan Whittaker, an accomplished litigator, is effective at constructing persuasive arguments and presenting them effectively in court.

We sincerely thank our clients for recognising our excellence in patent practice. This acknowledgment inspires us to continually deliver superior legal patent expertise, ensuring the protection and value of your intellectual property