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Protecting it, in ours.

For almost 140 years DM Kisch Inc. has built a proud heritage in South Africa as a leading legal practice specialising in intellectual property law, such as the filing and prosecution of trade mark, patent and design applications in South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world. We also offer clients a full range of commercial services. This is in keeping with our promise of providing comprehensive, innovative solutions and combines specialised capabilities and expertise to offer a complete range of legal services for the benefit of our clients.


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Africa & Foreign Jurisdictions

Visit our Africa page for detailed information about the filing requirements for Patents and Trade Marks in Africa.


News and Notices

Are only the likes of Bob Marley afforded protection of their image even after they are gone?
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