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Jonathan Whittaker

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Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law and member of FICPI, IBA, SAICE and ECSA.


Jonathan has specialised in Intellectual Property litigation for the past 24 years. He deals with patents, designs, technical copyright, unlawful competition and plant breeders' rights in fields such as mechanical, electrical, electronics, telecommunications, medical, chemical and pharmaceutical.


Co-author of the South African chapter on International Intellectual Property Law published by the Centre for International Legal Studies.


BSc (Eng) (Civil) BProc LLB. Patent Attorney, Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.