Consultant, Spoor & Fisher, Jersey
Hans is a Consultant for Spoor & Fisher Jersey. He has BProc, LLB and LLM degrees. He is a South African Attorney, UK Solicitor and a UK/EU Trade Mark Attorney (non-practising).
He has over three decades of experience across all aspects of IP, with a focus on trade marks. Hans carries out advisory work for Spoor & Fisher Jersey as well as article-writing. He is also involved in knowledge management.
Previously a partner at Spoor & Fisher South Africa, Hans moved to a London IP firm and then a South African law firm before setting up his own firm and subsequently, an IP consultancy, Muhlberg IP.
Hans is a prolific writer, and for many years produced newsletters under the titles Distinctive IP and Muhlberg’s Brief. In 2005, he published a trade mark law book called The Law of the Brand.