Tim Laurens


•    LLB
•    LLM (Med Law) (Cum Laude)
•    BEng (Chem)
•    Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa (2022)


Tim is an Associate at KISCH IP currently working in the patent and design prosecution department where he services clients, both locally and abroad. Having completed a degree in Chemical Engineering, Tim has a focus on drafting patents in the fields of chemistry, chemical processes, pharmaceuticals, blockchain and software-related technology.

In addition, Tim has a background in commercial litigation, most pertinently, in the field of unlawful competition related to the misuse of confidential information, know-how, trade secrets, and restraint of trade agreements.

Publications & Conferences

Blood and breath alcohol test results: Uncertainty at the interface of science and law, J.B Laurens, P.A Carstens, J.B Laurens, and L.G Curlewis (2021) SALJ vol 138 part 3 at 535.

Get in touch

Tim Laurens
Patent Department
+27 11 324 3107