Reinhold Gregorowski

Managing Principal Trademarks at de Chalains IP

Reinhold Gregorowski obtained a BCom (law) and LLB from the University of Pretoria and was admitted as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in the High Court of South Africa in 1993. He has also completed an advanced course in IP management and innovation at the University of South Africa with distinction.

Before joining de Chalains IP, Mr Gregorowski was a senior director in the IP department of Bowman Gilfillan (now part of Adams & Adams), where he headed up the firm’s foreign trademarks department for 10 years.

His areas of expertise include the registration, protection, administration and commercial exploitation of trademarks and related IP rights nationally and internationally. More specifically, he assists clients with the following:

  • pre-filing clearance searches and advice;
  • filing and prosecution of trademark applications;
  • trademark renewals, assignments and general portfolio management and audits;
  • use-in-trade investigations;
  • due diligence investigations and reports;
  • trademark licensing and franchising agreements;
  • domain name registrations and the enforcement of rights against abusive domain name registrations; and
  • copyright protection.

Over the years Mr Gregorowski has represented clients ranging from individuals to multinational corporations across most industry types, including fast-moving consumer goods, information technology, mining, tobacco, food and hospitality, sport and recreation, gaming, insurance and banking. He also adds considerable value with the administration and day-to-day running of the firm.

Professional associations

  • Law Society of South Africa

Sample client list

  • Accutrak
  • Brand et al
  • Giant Bicycles
  • MBT Petroleum
  • Tru Cape
  • JSWC (India)

Firm details

de Chalains IP
298 Clark Street
Pretoria 0181
South Africa

Contact details

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