GERNTHOLTZ African IP Consultants

Patents Trademarks Designs Copyright
Intellectual Property Lawyers - Patent & Trademark Attorneys
Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte
www.gerntholtz.com
info@gerntholtz.com

CONTACT DETAILS

Postal Address
Postbox 8
Cape Town
8000
SOUTH AFRICA

Courier Address
30 Union Road
Milnerton/Cape
7441
SOUTH AFRICA

Telephone: +27 21 551 2650
Telefax: +27 21 551 2960

Services

This intellectual property legal firm was established in 1970 and concentrates on intellectual property matters. It has successfully built up contacts with professional colleagues all over the world and has a network of links throughout Africa and the rest of the world.

The firm focuses on the filing and prosecution of intellectual property applications as well as prosecuting litigation with a particular focus on Africa. Languages used are English, German, Afrikaans, Dutch and Flemish (translation services in particular for technical documents being provided for in these languages).

The following intellectual property fields are covered:

The services include preparing and filing applications, litigation, such as defending and enforcing IP rights, conducting searches and due diligence of IP.

Team

Dr. Richard Gerntholtz

Patent & Trademark Attorney / Patent- & Rechtsanwalt
Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng.)
Notary Public
Attorney admitted to appear in the High Court
Sworn translator of the High Court of South Africa (English-German-Afrikaans)

Academic Qualifications
B.Sc.(Mechanical Engineering)(University of the Witwatersrand, ZA)
LL.B.(University of South Africa, ZA)
LL.D.(University of Pretoria, ZA) Thesis: ”The basic principles of South African Patent Law and a comparative reference to German Patent Law” (External examiner Prof. Dr. Friedrich-Karl Beier, University of Munich/Max-Planck Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Patentrecht)

Industrial experience
Mechanical Research Department, South African Railways, Pretoria, ZA
Hauni Maschinenbau AG, Hamburg, DE

Dipl.-Ing. (TU) Otto C. Gerntholtz

Patent & Trademark Attorney / Patent- & Rechtsanwalt
Attorney admitted to appear in the High Court
Sworn translator of the High Court of South Africa (English-German-Afrikaans)

Academic Qualifications
B.Eng. (Chemical Engineering) (University of Stellenbosch, ZA)
Dipl.-Ing. (Energiesystemtechnik) (Energy Systems Technology) (TU Clausthal, DE)
LL.B. (University of Stellenbosch)

Industrial experience
Röhm GmbH (Degussa-Hüls Gruppe), Worms, DE

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Anke Gerntholtz-Hugo

Trademark Attorney / Rechtsanwältin
Attorney admitted to appear in the High Court
Sworn translator of the High Court of South Africa (English-German-Afrikaans)

Academic Qualifications
B.Eng.(Chemical Engineering)(University of Stellenbosch, ZA)
B.Proc.(University of South Africa, ZA)
Dipl.-Wirtschaftsingenieurswesen(Industrial Engineering)(Fachhochschule, Ludwigshafen, DE)

Industrial experience
Atomic Energy Board, Pretoria,ZA
BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, DE

Dr. Daniel Kohler

Financial management

Academic Qualifications
Ph.D., University of Michigan, USA
M.A. in Economics, University of Michigan, USA
Lic.oec.publ., University of Zurich, Switzerland

Andre Nel

Attorney admitted to appear in the High Court
Notary Public

Academic Qualifications
B.Proc.
Post Graduate Diploma (Tax Law)

Andreas Springer

Attorney admitted to appear in the High Court
Notary Public
Sworn translator of the High Court of South Africa (English-German-Afrikaans)

Academic Qualifications
B.Bus.Sc.
LL.B.
LL.M. (Tax Law)