Ryan Tucker

He may not have a superpower, but Ryan Tucker does pride himself on serving as the Legal Defender of Inventions, Brainstorms and Lightbulb Moments.

As the owner of a boutique Johannesburg-based legal practice, Ryan specialises in all matters intellectual property – including copyright, trade marks, patents and designs – as well as corporate and commercial law, music and entertainment law, and consumer and privacy law.

Equipped with an LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand, Ryan gained experience in the Sandton and Centurion boardrooms of Werksmans and Spoor & Fisher, as well as the Philadelphia , USA, offices of Duane Morris LLP and Sandford T Colb & Associates in Tel Aviv and Rehovot, Israel.

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Do you really need a trade mark attorney?

The procedures and processes for registering a trade mark seem pretty straightforward. You go to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in Pretoria, complete a TM1 form, and...

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