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Tim Ball

Cape Town, South Africa Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Patents
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Intellectual Property: Patents - South Africa

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Clients commend Tim Ball for being "attentive and very responsive, with a high quality of service." He has a well-established reputation for his patent work, with a focus on disputes and notable activity in infringement proceedings. He acts for clients in a range of industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals and telecoms.
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Tim specialises in Intellectual Property (IP) law, focusing on dispute resolution and transactions. Tim has extensive experience in patent litigation, particularly in acting for generic pharmaceutical suppliers in matters relating to a broad range of issues, including validity and infringement of claims relating to polymorphs, enantiomers, formulations, fixed-dose combinations, products-by-processes, and second medical uses.

He has also advised on IP rights and managed litigation in several African states on matters involving patents, utility models and trade mark registrations.

Tim has advised on, and drafted IP-related agreements in transactions including a petrochemicals merger, restructuring of the South African businesses of international publishers, and licence agreements with university technology spinoffs. Although his current practice does not include patent drafting and prosecution, Tim's experience includes drafting and prosecution of patent applications for technologies including water-powered hydraulic rock drills, roof bolting rigs, mine props and pre-stress devices, box folding machines, marine ballast water treatment processes and equipment, and methods and equipment for growing skin cells for autologous grafts.

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Tim Ball

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