Hugo Biermann

Hugo is an associate at Adams & Adams who primarily handles patent and design matters. He has an engineering degree and a law degree. He is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a registered patent attorney. Hugo routinely deals with the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications relating to computer-implemented, mechanical and electromechanical inventions, as well as industrial designs. Hugo also handles patent searching, whether novelty searches prior to filing patent applications, validity searches after filing, or freedom-to-operate searches to safeguard commercial implementation.

In addition to patent and design matters, Hugo works on intellectual property valuations, agreements and exchange control applications.

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Rooibos and justice

“Tea from South Africa’s rooibos bush will soon be infused with a measure of restorative justice.” This neat quote comes from an article that appeared in...
Rooibos and justice