De Beer Attorneys

About Us

De Beer Attorneys is a specialist intellectual property law firm advising clients on all aspects of intellectual property including obtaining trade mark, patent and copyright protection, enforcing your rights against third parties as well as commercial aspects related to the management and commercialization of intellectual property. We further advise on the legal implications of open source software.

De Beer Attorneys specialize in obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights for your software, technology, telecommunications and electronics developments and can advise on contentious issues related to software patentability.

We also advise on aspects pertaining to due diligence investigations, litigation, obtaining copyright and registering copyright obtaining patent protection, licensing of technology and intellectual property. We also handle aspects related to open source software including the licensing thereof.

We can also assist with the commercialization of intellectual property for value and the valuation of intellectual property.

We further advise on aspects related to IT law including reseller and distribution agreements as well as software licensing, SaaS, maintenance and installation agreements and the like.

As we are a small firm you can be sure of our personal and tailor-made service and advice.

Practice Areas

  • Biotechnology,
  • Broadcasting,
  • Cellular Law,
  • Commercial,
  • Commercial Drafting,
  • Communications and Media,
  • Company Law,
  • Competition Law,
  • Construction,
  • Consumer Law,
  • Contracts,
  • Copyright,
  • Corporate,
  • Designs and Copyrights,
  • Due diligence audits,
  • Energy Law,
  • Engineering,
  • Franchising,
  • Gaming Law,
  • General Practice,
  • High Court Practice,
  • Information Technology,
  • Intellectual Property,
  • International trade laws and treaties,
  • International Transactions ,
  • Internet Law and E-Commerce,
  • IP Valuations,
  • Joint Ventures and Acquisitions ,
  • Licensing,
  • Litigation-Civil,
  • Litigation-Commercial,
  • Litigation-Corporate,
  • Litigation-General,
  • Litigation-High Court,
  • Media ,
  • Mergers and Acquisitions,
  • Partnership Agreements,
  • Patents,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Publishing,
  • Sale of Business,
  • Shareholders Agreements,
  • Technical translations,
  • Telecommunications,
  • Trademarks,
  • Transactions in Work of Art,

Contact Us

Local: 021 286 1489
International: +27 21 286 1489


6th Floor, Vunani Chambers
33 Church Street
Cape Town

Postnet Suite #5
Private Bag X335, Cape Town

11, Cape Town

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