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Adré Pretorius
Trademark Attorney

Adré is a practical Trade Mark Attorney, thinking outside the box to help clients find the most suitable solutions to complex issues.

Adré Pretorius is an Attorney and a qualified Trade Mark Practitioner. Her field of specialisation is the conducting of trade mark availability searches both in South Africa and abroad, filing and prosecuting trade mark applications internationally and attending to post-registration matters such as recordals of assignments, changes of name and changes of address.

Having completed both a Bachelor of Commerce and a Law degree, Adré has a keen interest in businesses and brands and therefore focuses on helping businesses, big or small, ensure that their intellectual property, in particular trade marks and copyright, is adequately protected.

Adré has a particular affinity for trade mark portfolio management, including conducting audits to ensure that clients’ trade mark portfolios are fully protected and advising on additional protection required by clients.

She further provides advice regarding copyright matters and assists clients with the drafting of copyright acknowledgement and assignment agreements.

Professional qualifications

  • BComm (Law) (2007), Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • LLB (2009), Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
  • Trade Mark Practitioner, South Africa

Professional memberships

  • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law