Blain de Villiers

Blain de Villiers

Blain de Villiers

Partner

Trade Mark Attorney

About

  • Specialisation


  • Bio

    Blain de Villiers is a partner in the Trade Marks Department, holding BA (Law)(UCT) and LLB (Tuks) degrees. A qualified Trade Mark Practitioner, Fellow of the SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law and member of international organisations, including INTA and AIPPI, Blain specialises in managing clients’ IP portfolios and prosecuting trade marks, locally and abroad, but primarily in Africa.


  • Academic

    • BA (Law) – University of Cape Town (1992)
    • LLB – University of Pretoria (1995)


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted attorney (1998)
    • Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner (1998)


  • Credentials

    • Law Society of the Northern Provinces – Member
    • SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow
    • SAIIPL Trade Mark Law Committee – Member
    • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) – Member
    • Pretoria Attorneys Association – Member
    • International Trademark Association (INTA) – Member