Spoor and Fisher Team - Hugh Moubray

Hugh Moubray

Partner,  Spoor & Fisher, Pretoria

Hugh Moubray is a Patent Attorney and head of the patent litigation department at Spoor & Fisher. He has a BSc (Mech Eng) and BProc, and is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

With over three decades of experience, Hugh specialises in patent, design, technical copyright and unlawful competition litigation. He has extensive litigation experience in a broad spectrum of fields including the mechanical, mining, metallurgical, electrical, chemical and pharmaceutical fields.

Industry Associations

  • Fellow – South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member – Legal Practice Council (LPC)

Market Recognition

  • Best Lawyers – Intellectual Property Law: South Africa, 2018-present
  • Best Lawyers – Litigation: South Africa, 2018- present
  • Band 1 – Chambers Global, IP: Patents, 2011-2012 and 2016-present
  • Best IP Practitioners – World IP Review Leaders, 2016-present
  • Ranked – Legal 500 EMEA, 2016-present
  • Listed in the elite “Leading individuals” list – Legal 500, 2020
  • Listed – Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2015-present
  • Listed – IAM’s World’s Leading Patent Professionals, 2016 and 2019-present
  • Listed – Who’s Who Legal: Patent editions, 2016-2021
  • Listed – Euromoney’s Expert Guides: Patents, 2017-2021
  • Named – ‘Lawyer of the year 2020’ in South Africa by Best Lawyers
  • Listed – IAM’s Global Leaders 2021 and 2022

Professional Activities

  • Author in Global Patent Litigation