David Legge

Qualifications
  • LL.B – University of Pretoria
  • LL.M (Intellectual Property Law) – University of Pretoria
  • Post-Graduate Certificate (Competition Law) – University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate in Brand and Marketing Management – VEGA School of Advertising (currently completing)
Experience

David is a Trade Mark Attorney and Associate at KISCH IP, holding LL.B and LL.M (Intellectual Property Law) degrees both from the University of Pretoria. David has a passion for intellectual property law and has a keen interest in all matters relating to branding, creativity, technology and innovation. Over the years, David has successfully managed and enforced the trade mark portfolios of numerous blue-chip companies and well-known international brands. David excels at providing high-level legal opinions and prides himself on his ability to simplify complicated legal matters and to offer speedy, practical and workable legal advice.

David currently practices in the trade mark prosecution department and routinely assists clients with trade mark clearance searches, filing and prosecution of trade mark applications as well as routine transactional recordals, both locally and abroad. In addition, David is proficient in conducting complex trade mark portfolio audits and advising clients on cost-effective brand-protection strategies.

David also has a wealth of experience in trade mark litigation matters, including oppositions, infringements, cancellations, advertising complaints, company name disputes, unlawful competition matters, and domain name disputes. David further has experience in anti-counterfeiting matters throughout Africa.

Get in touch

David Legge
Senior Associate
Trade Mark Attorney
Tel
+27 11 324 3077