WTR 1000 2022

WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

South Africa

South Africa, and the African continent generally, are appealing destinations for international companies keen to expand their offerings and footprints. The 2020 Global Innovation Index introduced a novel indicator showing which economies have the most valuable brands and South Africa rated 22nd globally, reflecting its innovative potential and the importance...

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South Africa, and the African continent generally, are appealing destinations for international companies keen to expand their offerings and footprints. The 2020 Global Innovation Index introduced a novel indicator showing which economies have the most valuable brands and South Africa rated 22nd globally, reflecting its innovative potential and the importance of factoring this jurisdiction into branding plans and objectives. From an administrative perspective, digitalisation is the prevailing narrative and new electronic filing systems have generated a sense of excitement around the effectiveness and sophistication of the South African IP scene. As further testament to this, several new individuals break into the rankings this year.

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