Director, Head of Intellectual Property practice

More about: Stuart Gardiner
Stuart Gardiner specializes in: All aspects of the Intellectual Property attorneys law and related matters, including:
  • IP litigation
  • trade mark registration
  • unlawful competition
  • passing off
  • copyright
  • designs
  • licensing
  • IP commercial transactions
Stuart Gardiner Career:
  • BIuris (UOFS)
  • LLB (Unisa)
  • LLM (Cambridge University)
  • MA - cum laude (Stellenbosch)
  • LLD (Unisa)
  • Solicitor (England and Wales)
  • 2000: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director, Werksmans
Head of the Intellectual Property attorneys practice area
  • Stuart Gardiner was Named as a:
    • leader in Intellectual Property Attorneys by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2011 - 2016)
    • highly recommended lawyer in Intellectual Property by the Legal500 (2010 - 2016)
  • Contributing author of:
    • South African Law of Trusts (Department of Mercantile Law – Unisa)
    • Sport and the Law in South Africa (Butterworths)
  • Member of:
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) Pretoria
    • Institute of Trade Mark Agents (ITMA) London
    • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA ) Brussels
    • International Trade Mark Association (INTA) New York
    • Licensing Executives Society (LES) RSA Chapter
  • Publications in South African Mercantile Law Journal and the Comparative & International Law Journal of South Africa (CILSA)