Spoor and Fisher Team - Louise Myburgh

Louise Myburgh

Partner,  Spoor & Fisher, Cape Town

Louise Myburgh is a Trade Mark Practitioner and has BEcon (Hons) and LLB degrees. She is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Louise has over two decades of experience in domestic and international trade mark registration and litigation, searches and renewals, domestic and international copyright, advertising objections, unlawful competition, passing off, company name objections and domain name disputes.

Industry Associations

  • Fellow – South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member – MARQUES Copyright and Parallel Trade Team
  • Member – International Trademark Association (INTA) Data Protection Committee
  • Member – INTA Building Bridges Committee (2024/2025)
  • Member – Legal Practice Council (LPC)
  • Member – Cape Law Society

Market Recognition

  • Listed – World Trade Review 1000, 2011-present
  • Listed – Who’s Who Legal Trademark editions, 2016-2021
  • Listed – Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS, 2015-present
  • Top 250 Women in IP – Managing Intellectual Property, 2018-2019

Professional Activities

  • Co-author of Chapter 91 Laws of South Africa (Centre for International Legal Studies), 2021
  • Co-author of the South African chapter of Luxury Law: Jurisdictional Comparisons (The Global Legal Post), 2016
  • Guest lecturer on copyright: Institute of Intellectual Property Law
  • Guest lecturer for LLM students: Stellenbosch University, 2013-2018
  • Speaker at FICPI conference, 2018-2019