Spoor and Fisher Team - Merlene Engelbrecht

Merlene Engelbrecht

Senior Associate,  Spoor & Fisher, Cape Town

Merlene Engelbrecht is a Trade Mark Practitioner and has a BA (Value & Policy Studies) from Stellenbosch University and an LLB from UNISA. Merlene is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Merlene focuses on trade mark prosecution and enforcement, copyright law and conducting intellectual property due diligence investigations for commercial transactions.

Industry Associations

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

Professional Activities

  • Article, ‘Trademark infringements are tricky’: Business Day, 2019
  • Article, ‘UKIPO puts a cork in it’: Without Prejudice, 2020