Spoor and Fisher Team - Craig Kahn

Craig Kahn

Partner,  Spoor & Fisher, Pretoria

Craig Kahn is a Patent Attorney at Spoor & Fisher and is now based in our Jersey office where he is Head of Patents. Craig holds BSc (Hons) and BProc degrees and is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

With over 30 years of patent experience, Craig is skilled in the filing and prosecution of patent, utility model and design applications, as well as plant breeders’ rights throughout Africa, including ARIPO and OAPI.

He has particular expertise in the drafting of patent specifications for biotechnology, genetic engineering and pharmaceutical products, as well as patent and design enforcement in Africa.

Industry Associations

  • Fellow – South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member – Legal Practice Council (LPC)
  • Member – International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Member – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Market Recognition

  • Patent Star – Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2015-present
  • World’s Leading Practitioners – Euromoney’s Expert Guides: Patents, 2017-2021