Chezanne Haigh


Chezanne Haigh is a Senior Associate in the Trade Mark Litigation department. She joined the firm in 2015 and works on a wide range of trade mark portfolios with particular experience in brand enforcement across the continent, including trade mark oppositions, IP infringement, domain name objections, and company name objections.

Chezanne also has extensive experience of brand clearance and searching processes, trade mark filing, prosecution and maintenance, portfolio management and strategy, trade mark watching, and advisory work for clients in a range of industries.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law and holds a B.Comm Law, LLB and LLM (Environmental Law and Governance) from the North West University of Potchefstroom.

  • BComm (Law)
  • LLB
  • Brand selection, clearance and searching
  • Trade mark filing, prosecution and maintenance
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Litigation support
  • Enforcement, watching and advisory
  • IP agreements
  • Portfolio management
  • Company names
  • Domain names
Publications, Conferences and Industry Associations
  • African Climate Leaders Training – Participant in the first ever African Climate Leaders Training
  • United Nations – Involvement  in the United Nations Independent’s “Good Practices’ Related to Human Rights and the Environment Questionnaire” mandated by the UN Human Rights Council, 2014
  • Fellow of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law

Get in touch

Chezanne Haigh
Senior Associate
Trade Mark Attorney
+27 11 324 3015