Johnny Fiandeiro

Johnny Fiandeiro

Johnny Fiandeiro

Partner

Patent Attorney

About

  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Johnny is a patent partner in the Johannesburg office of Adams & Adams. He has a BSc Eng (Electrical) from Wits University, and an LLB from UNISA. He is involved in all aspects of patent, design and copyright law, including patent drafting, prosecution and litigation, as well as most commercial aspects of intellectual property law. He specialises in telecommunications and computer-implemented inventions, and advises clients on practical and cost-effective IP strategies.  He is a fellow and past president of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL), and is a council member of the South African group of International Association of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).  Johnny is also currently a lecturer and examiner in the “Drafting of Patent Specifications” examination in South Africa, and has fulfilled this function for several years already.


  • Academic

    • BSc Eng (Elec) – University of the Witwatersrand (1995)
    • LLB – University of South Africa (2000)


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted attorney (2000)
    • Registered Patent attorney (2002)


  • Credentials

    • SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – fellow and council member
    • Examiner in the “Drafting of Patent Specifications” examination
    • International Association of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) – member and council member
    • Law Society of the Northern Provinces – member
    • Listed in IAM Patent 1000 – World’s Leading Patent Practioners (2013)