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Bernadette Versfeld

Johannesburg, South Africa Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property
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Bernadette Versfeld is a respected lawyer in South Africa who runs a practice which covers trade mark prosecution and enforcement, as well as commercial IP. She is based in Johannesburg.
"We were very impressed with her attention to detail and the assertive manner in which she approached the offending parties. The outcomes achieved by Bernadette have all been 100% in our favour." "Bernadette is very good about giving quick summaries to our cases, responds to our enquiries in a timely manner and provides reasonable advice with respect to investigations and likelihood of success in pursuing various disputes."
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Bernadette has extensive experience advising some of the world’s top multi-national organisations in relation to the protection, management, enforcement and exploitation of Intellectual Property (IP) in Africa. She provides clients with all services associated with trade marks, including prosecution, litigation and commercial transactional work. Bernadette is highly regarded for her litigation expertise in IP (trade marks, copyright, designs, patents, trade secrets, know-how, confidential information, goodwill), dealing with high profile IP litigious matters across Africa and is recognised for her negotiation skills and strategic and commercially focused advice in relation to contentious matters. She has extensive experience advising in relation to: high-profile and complex corporate transactions relating to the exploitation of IP rights; the monetisation and structuring of IP rights (such as through cross-border licensing, assignments, research and development, global joint ventures, technology transfer and collaboration agreements); IP issues flowing from international acquisitions and disposals; public offerings and corporate reorganisations; international structures and exchange control issues and IP due diligence investigations.

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Bernadette Versfeld

Webber Wentzel

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90 Rivonia Road, Sandton

PO Box 61771, Marshalltown, 2107

Johannesburg

Gauteng

South Africa

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