Theuns van de Merwe


Specialist Practice Areas

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

Relevant Experience

For more than a decade, Theuns has served as counsel for some the largest businesses in the world advising on IP licensing, strategy, risk assessment, clearance, prosecution, litigation, marketing, and alternative dispute resolution work. Theuns advises in a wide range of industry sectors, including in entertainment, consumer goods, cosmetics, clothing and apparel, technology, hospitality, real estate, tourism, food and beverage, manufacturing, and construction.


  • University of Pretoria, LLB


  • English
  • Afrikaans