Spoor and Fisher Team - Megan Reimers

Megan Reimers

Partner,  Spoor & Fisher, Pretoria

Megan Reimers is a Trade Mark Practitioner with a BLC and LLB (cum laude).  She is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Notary Public.

Megan has over two decades of experience across all aspects of IP law, including prosecution, portfolio management, litigation, trade mark and copyright infringement, passing off, unlawful competition, Advertising Regulatory Board complaints, company name objections and domain name disputes.

Industry Associations

  • Fellow – South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member – International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member – ADR Domain Name Committee of Institute of Intellectual Property Law
  • Member – Legal Practice Council (LPC)
  • Member – International Trade Mark Association (INTA) Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2024/2025)

Market Recognition

  • Top 250 Women in IP – Managing Intellectual Property, 2019 – present
  • Listed – WTR 1000, 2019 – present
  • Nominated – Acritas Individual Star Lawyer, 2019
  • Listed – Trade Mark Star in Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2018-present
  • Named Most Influential Woman in Intellectual Property Law 2020 – South Africa by Acquisition INTL magazine’s 2020 Global Excellence Awards
  • Lexology Client Choice Award: Intellectual Property – Trademarks in South Africa, 2021
  • Ranked – Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

Professional Activities

  • Author of South Africa and Swaziland chapters of the International Opposition Guide: Comparative Practice and Procedures (INTA), 2019
  • Lecturer: Institute of Intellectual Property Law
  • Co-author of trade marks chapter of Dean & Dyer: Introduction to Intellectual Property Law (Oxford University Press), 2014
  • Co-author of trade marks chapter of 3rd edition: The Law of South Africa (LexisNexis), 2018
  • Co-author of Chapter 91 Laws of South Africa with commentary (Centre for International Legal Studies), 2021