Theuns van de Merwe


Specialist Practice Areas

Commercial IP agreements; brand clearance, protection and enforcement; oppositions and cancellation actions; contentious matters

Relevant Experience

Theuns commenced his career in intellectual property law in South Africa in 2007. Before joining CWB, Theuns spent over 6 years with Adam & Adam’s intellectual property department. His practice focuses on trade mark availability, prosecution and dispute resolution as well as the enforcement of anti-piracy programs and counselling on the legal aspects of marketing and advertising initiatives.


  • University of Pretoria, LLB


  • English
  • Afrikaans