Samantha Copeling

Samantha Copeling

Samantha Copeling


Trade Mark Attorney


  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Samantha is a partner in Adams & Adams’s Trademark Department.  She graduated with an LLB from Cape Town University in 1990 and has 23 year’s post qualification experience.  She practices in the Trademark Prosecution Department and specialises in clearance searches, all aspects of trade mark registration and portfolio management. She advises clients from a wide range of industries. The focus of her work is in South Africa and all African countries. Samantha is a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property and is a member of the South African Trademark Law Committee, INTA and PTMG.”

  • Academic

    • BA – University of Cape Town | 1988
    • LLB – University of Cape Town | 1990

  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 1993
    • Trade Mark Practitioner | 1997

  • Credentials

    • SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow
    • Trade Mark Law Committee – Member
    • Pretoria Attorneys’ Association – Member
    • International intellectual property associations (INTA) – Member
    • IT sub-committee – Member
    • Law Society of the Northern Provinces – Member