Thapelo Montong

Thapelo is an admitted attorney as well as a registered patent attorney in the Johannesburg office of Adams & Adams. He has a BSc Eng (Metallurgy & Materials Engineering) degree from Wits University, and a LLB from UNISA.

Thapelo routinely drafts, files and prosecutes local and international patent applications relating to computer-implemented, mechanical, electromechanical, and metallurgical inventions, as well as industrial designs. Thapelo also handles novelty and infringement searches, provides validity and freedom to operate opinions, and advises clients in all aspects of patent and design law. Thapelo has experience in a wide range of technical fields, including metallurgical engineering, material science, and chemistry.

Prior to joining Adams & Adams, Thapelo worked in an Engineering Design firm where he was involved in designing coal, chrome, and gold metallurgical plants; he also worked in a railway company where he was involved in welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, metallurgical analysis of train components, and failure investigations of derailed trains; and he also spent some time in a research institution where he was involved in using mechanical alloying techniques to devise synthetic diamond based cutters.

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