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Career

Russell Bagnall has been a partner at Adams & Adams since 1998 and is head of the patent and design litigation group and was also the Patent Department’s chairman for a number of years. Before joining Adams & Adams, he spent several years employed by a multinational mining house.

He has advised clients on several contentious issues involving pharmaceutical disputes between multinational and generic companies. He also advises pharmaceutical clients on a wide range of issues, including licence and distribution agreements, co-promotion agreements and regulatory issues.

Russell is responsible for managing multi-jurisdictional litigation in several African countries and has been internationally recognised in peer-selected reviews such as the International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers and Life Sciences Lawyers. He has been ranked as a tier 1, Patent litigation lawyer in IAM Patent 1000, Managing IP and Chambers Global for a number of years.

Professional Memberships

Russell is an active member of the South African group of AIPPI, and a member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys. He is also a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law(SAIIPL).

Practice Areas

Russell specialises in patent litigation and opinion work, mainly in the fields of pharmaceuticals and chemistry.

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Intellectual Property: Patents - South Africa
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Russell Bagnall enjoys a distinguished reputation for his patent litigation work, handling some of the most notable cases in South Africa, with further experience assisting with prosecution and registration. He is based in Pretoria.
"He is impressive and knowledgeable." "He is a specialist patent litigator."

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