Smit & Van Wyk

Address: Brooklyn Bridge Office Park 2nd Floor, Parkdev Building, 570 Fehrsen Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa.
Phone: +27 (0) 12 349 7800

Smit & Van Wyk is a specialist Intellectual Property (IP) law firm that deals exclusively with IP law in South Africa and across Africa as a whole. Our qualified attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources to give expert legal advice regarding IP portfolio’s and can assist with the filing, registration, prosecution and enforcement thereof. Our fields of practice encompass all aspects relating to:

– patents;

– trade marks;

– registered designs;

– copyright;

– franchising;

– trade secrets;

– litigation;

– contractual agreements relating to IP;

– non-statutory IP protection;

– commercial rights attached to each of these forms of IP;

– consulting services;

– IP auditing services;

– IP management services.

We file patent, trade mark, and registered design applications for our South African clients into foreign markets, while also assisting our foreign clients who wish to file in South Africa or the rest of Africa.

The attorneys at Smit & Van Wyk are further aided by a dedicated and efficient support team as well as state-of-the-art software that ensures a high level of professionalism and an excellent level of service. We also have an outstanding foreign department that assists with patent, trade mark, and registered design cases that cross borders.

Our focus at Smit & Van Wyk is to provide an efficient and superior level of service to all of our clients. We understand that the needs of each client are different and therefore offer a tailored service to meet each of our client’s needs. We are a dynamic firm that is growing at a continuous rate and we take pride in our clients, the level of service we offer as well as our employees.

Team Members

Wessel van Wyk


Chantal Hoffelner


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