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Debbie Marriott

Debbie Marriott is a Partner in the Trade Mark Litigation department and is admitted as a Solicitor in the UK in addition to being a South African Attorney. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law and sits on its ADR, Copyright and Education sub-committees. She specialises in brand enforcement across the continent, including trade mark oppositions, IP infringement, domain name objections and company name objections. She also regularly advises on advertising law. Debbie contributes to international publications, such as Getting the Deal Through: Trademarks. She was listed as a recommended lawyer in IP by The Legal 500 in its 2012 editorial for EMEA.

Areas of Specialisation:
Trade Marks:
- Enforcement
- Ambush Marketing (South Africa)
- Advertising Law Services
- Enforcement
- Copyright
- Trade Marks
- Domain name disputes
- IP litigation in Africa
- Company name objections

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Burnberry – Product destruction as IP strategy

Luxury British clothing brand Burberry recently ‘came under fire‘ for destroying clothing items worth more than £28 million (almost R500 million). It is no secret that well-known and highly coveted brands spend millions on advertising, promoting and protecting…

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