Attorneys that are currently listed as practicing at Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. Attorneys


  1. Wessel van Wyk
    Years of Practice: 18     Position: Director, Patent Attorney

    Wessel is a qualified electronic engineer, an attorney of the High Court, and a registered patent attorney. Wessel specializes in patents in the fields of engineering, information systems, telecommunications, and computer-based inventions, and has more than a decade's worth of experience in the weap... click for more information

  2. Chantal Hoffelner
    Position: Associate, Patent Attorney

    Chantal is a patent attorney specialising in biotechnology and life sciences. She previously worked as a researcher in the microbial, biochemical and food biotechnology department at the University of the Free State. click for more information

  3. Esmari Jonker
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Franchise Attorney

    Esmari leads the franchising portfolio of Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. She is a dynamic intellectual property attorney with several years of experience with trademarks and franchising matters. Esmari also gives frequent talks on franchising, branding and copyright issues. click for more information

  4. Noëlle Pearson
    Position: Trademark Attorney

    Noelle is a trademark attorney at Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. She is an attorney of the High Court and has an LLB degree in intellectual property law. click for more information