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


  1. Wessel van Wyk
    Years of Practice: 21     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
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Director, 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: 18     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. Rogan Bruce
    Position: Trade Mark Attorney

    Rogan Bruce is an Attorney at Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. with experience in both foreign and local trade mark registrations. He graduated from the University of Pretoria with a BA LAW and LLB degree. click for more information