Ilse du Plessis

Ilse du Plessis is a director at ENSafrica in the intellectual property department. She specialises in trademarks, copyright, and other intellectual property matters.

She has acted for local and international clients from various sectors, including automotive, communication, financial services, food & beverages, insurance, media, retail and sport.

Ilse’s experience includes all matters concerned with trade mark portfolio management, including trade mark searches, filings, maintenance and audits, with particular emphasis on foreign and African trade marks. She also specialises in transactional intellectual property matters, including due diligence investigations, licensing and transfers, as well as plant breeders’ rights and copyright matters.

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Frodo: Not Baggin this one

We don’t often discuss Korean trade mark cases, but a recent registry decision is worth a look because it shines a spotlight on a particularly...

Passing-off in Namibia

In a rare IP law decision in Namibia, the High Court has made it clear that it takes IP seriously, that English and South African...