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HENNIE LOUW

ASSOCIATE

OVERSEAS QUALIFIED ATTORNEY

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Engineering, (Electrical), The University of Pretoria
LLB, University of South Africa
Qualified Patent Attorney, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law

Practices

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Attorney of the High Court, South Africa

Fellow, South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)

Hennie is a qualified South African patent attorney and has been working in intellectual property since 2017. Before joining MBIP in 2023, Hennie worked at a well renowned South African law firm.

He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and a law degree from the University of South Africa.

He has experience in advising clients on the patentability of inventions and specialises in the preparation and prosecution of patent and design applications. Hennie has further assisted many clients with opinions on patent and design validity and infringement related matters.

In particular, Hennie has assisted with inventions in the following fields:

  • Automation and control systems;
  • Mining and mineral processing;
  • Tracking and security systems;
  • Autonomous vehicles (aerial, underwater & land-based) and accessories therefor;
  • Cryptography, cyber-security and data processing;
  • Energy efficiency and power generation;
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Medical devices; and
  • Marine technology.