Director, Head of Intellectual Property

More about: Janine Hollesen
Janine Hollesen specializes in:
  • All aspects of the Intellectual Property law and related matters, including
  • IP litigation
  • trade mark searching and registration
  • unlawful competition
  • counterfeit goods
  • domain name disputes
  • commercial transactions including the disposal and licensing of IP rights
  • plant breeders’ rights - commercialisation of new varieties and litigation relating thereto
  • copyright: advisory, litigation and commercial
  • Advertising Standards Authority complaints
Janine Hollesen Career:
  • BA LLB (Stellenbosch)
  • LLM (Unisa)
  • 2000: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director, Werksmans
Janine Hollesen Highlights:
  • Member of
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) - Fellow
    • International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
    • Plant Breeders’ Rights Committee
  • Named as a leading lawyer in Intellectual Property by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2011 - 2012)
  • Named as a highly recommended lawyer in Intellectual Property by the Legal 500 (2010 - 2016)