Tshepo Shabangu

Partner, Chairperson of the Partnership - Pretoria, South Africa

Email: t.shabangu@spoor.com
Tel:     + 27 12 676 1126
Fax:    + 27 12 676 1100

BProc LLB LLM. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and Notary Public.

22 years

Fields of practice
Domestic and international trade mark prosecution. Tshepo specialises in IP valuation work, technology-related IP agreements, franchising agreements and IP-related venture capital transactions, company and close corporations name registrations, and corporate governance.

Industry associations
Fellow and council member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Lawyers Association, and Licensing Executives Society.

Professional activities
Board member of the Board of Control of LSSA (UNISA Distance Learning).
Tshepo sits on the ad hoc ethics committee of the LSSA.
Member of the Black Lawyers’ Association and the Companies Committee of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.
Tshepo is also fluent in German.
Co-author of the Traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions and folklore chapter of Dean & Dyer: Intellectual Property Law in South Africa.

Market Recognition
Tshepo has been named as one of WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2019.
Legal 500 EMEA ranks Tshepo as one of South Africa's Intellectual Property Law experts 2019.

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