Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. is a specialist legal practice dealing exclusively with intellectual property and trade mark law in South Africa. Our fields of practice encompass all aspects relating to patents, trade marks, industrial designs and franchising, including litigation, as well as providing advice on the commercial rights attached to each of these forms of protection.

The trade mark and copyright attorneys at our firm are skilled in their fields of practice and can provide clear advice on complex legal matters to clients from all over the world. Our experienced support staff, aided by state-of-the-art software, ensure that we remain efficient and up to date.


LSNP Annual General Meeting 2016

Law Society of the Northern Provinces: Annual General Meeting 18 - 20 November 2016 It is our pleasure to announce that Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. trademark attorneys will be attending the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP) Annual General Meeting and Golf Day...

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Kylie Minogue vs Kylie Jenner

According to Kylie Jenner there’s only room for one “Kylie” in entertainment. The reality star Jenner has filed a U.S. trademark applications for the term “Kylie” in connection with both advertising and entertainment services. Kylie Minogue has been performing under...

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Register a Trade Mark

Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. is a well established intellectual property law firm in South Africa. We offer assistance regarding trade mark, ARIPO and OAPI applications. For trade mark applications, we require a copy of the mark intended for registration as well as a...

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