Neale Christy

Neale Christy

Counsel
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Neale Christy's practice incorporates both trade mark prosecution and litigation. He focuses his practice in trade mark oppositions and cancellations, trade mark infringement and passing-off disputes, domain name complaints, advertising complaints and copyright infringement matters. He has extensive experience in litigating these disputes from inception until completion throughout Africa as well as in key jurisdictions in Europe, Australasia and the U.S.

Neale has experience advising clients on trade mark portfolio management and registration strategies world-wide, across various industries including retail, luxury goods and television production. He has extensive experience in conducting and advising on clearance searches and assisting with the filing and prosecution of trade mark applications throughout Africa and around the world.

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Education
  • Master of Laws, Intellectual Property, Family law, Labour law and Medical law, University of Stellenbosch, 2013
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Stellenbosch, 2011
Professional History
    • Senior Trade Mark Attorney, Trademark Eagle (2021)
    • Trademark Associate, Adams and Adams, South Africa (2013-2021)
    • Admitted Attorney, High Court of South Africa (2015)
    • Trade Mark Practitioner, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (2017)