Spoor & Fisher

Established: 1920 | Number of Professional Staff: 70+
Operates in Angola, ARIPO, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, OAPI, South Africa

Provided patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry

RWS PCT agent in Angola, ARIPO, Kenya, Nigeria, OAPI and South Africa

Direct Filing

RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in ARIPO, Ethiopia, OAPI and South Africa
Spoor & Fisher has been a specialist IP firm since its formation in 1920. The firm provides legal services throughout Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, and has a proud tradition of having been involved in many of the leading patent, trademark and copyright cases in South Africa. Spoor & Fisher has offices in Jersey (Channel Islands), Johannesburg, Cape Town and Pretoria, in South Africa. The firm also has an extensive network of local associates across the African continent.
Spoor & Fisher specializes in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyright and designs, related litigation, commercial transactions, due diligence and portfolio management.


  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Science
  • Electrical
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical & Mining
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Software


South Africa: 11 Byls Bridge Boulevard, Building No. 14, Highveld Ext 73, Centurion 0157, Pretoria, South Africa

Angola, ARIPO, Ethiopia, OAPI, Nigeria, Kenya:
Africa House, 11 Castle Street, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3RP, Channel Islands British Isles