Dario Tanziani

Dario Tanziani

Dario Tanziani

Partner

Patent Attorney

About

  • Specialisation

    Patents

    • Recordals, Renewals, Searches

    Designs


  • Bio

    Dario has 28 years experience and has represented a variety of multinational research based pharmaceutical companies with blockbuster drug patent litigation. Dario’s practice includes patent searches, transactional matters and prosecution of new patent filings. He has also contributed on aspects of South African and African patent law in several books and professional periodicals.


  • Academic

    • BSc (Chem & Maths) – University of Pretoria (1981)
    • BProc – University of South Africa (1987)


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted attorney (1988)
    • Qualified Patent agent (1986)
    • Registered Patent attorney (1988)


  • Credentials

    • Law Society of the Northern Provinces – Competition Law Committee
    • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
    • International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI) – member
    • Law Society of the Northern Provinces – member
    • Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope – member
    • Natal Law Society – non-practising member
    • South African Country Correspondent for EIPR
    • Black Lawyers Association – member
    • Listed in IAM Patent 1000 – World’s Leading Patent Practioners (2013)
    • Listed in Best Lawyers 2013 – Intellectual Property Law
    • Finance Monthly Global Awards 2014/2016 – Patent Lawyer of the Year (South Africa)
    •  Who’s Who Legal – Patents 2017
    •  Who’s Who Legal – Life Sciences 2017