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Debbie Marriott

Areas Of Practice:
Company Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
Phone Number:
Fax:
+27 (0)12 432 6599
Docex:
81 Pretoria
Position:
Partner
Years of Practice:
19
Address:
Lynnwood Bridge, 4 Daventry Street, Lynnwood Manor, Pretoria, South Africa
Region:
Gauteng / Pretoria
Area:
Lynnwood
Postal Address:
PO Box 1014, Pretoria, 0001
Qualifications:
BSc (Chemistry) – WITS (1996)
LLB - WITS (1998)

Admitted Attorney (2001)
Solicitor (England and Wales) (2004) (non-practising)
Trade Mark Practitioner (2006)

Practice Areas:


Trade mark and Copyright litigation
Unlawful competition & passing-off litigation
Domain name disputes
IP litigation in Africa
Advertising law Close corporation and company name objections



History:

Debbie Marriott is a Partner in the Trade Mark Litigation department, and is admitted as a Solicitor in the UK in addition to being a South African Attorney. She is a fellow of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law, and sits on the Council body for the Institute, as well its ADR, Copyright and Education sub-committees. She speciliases in brand enforcement across the continent, including trade mark oppositions, infringement, domain name objections, and company name objections.  She also regularly advises on advertising law.  Debbie contributes to international publications, such as Getting the Deal Through: Trademarks. She was listed as a recommended lawyer in IP by The Legal 500 in its 2012 editorial for EMEA.

Professional Involvement:

Legal Practice Council – Member

South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow and Member of Council

Member of the SAIIPL Trade Mark Law, Copyright Law and ADR Committees

Convenor of the SAIIPL Education Committee

SAIIPL Domain Name Dispute Adjudicator

Practice Areas:

  • Trade mark and Copyright litigation
  • Unlawful competition & passing-off litigation
  • Domain name disputes
  • IP litigation in Africa
  • Advertising law Close corporation and company name objections
Languages:
English