Wessel van Wyk

Wessel van Wyk

Director, Patent Attorney

Previous Positions


Wessel van Wyk

Wessel is a qualified electronic engineer, an Attorney of the High Court, and a registered patent attorney. He has 12 years’ experience in patents and IP law and more than a 10 years industry experience in the aerospace industry, both in a technical and a managerial capacity. He specializes in all matters relating to protection, enforcement, valuation and exploitation of intellectual property. Wessel also advises major research and academic institutions on their Intellectual Property Policies. 


University of Pretoria
BEng (Electronics) and BEng (Hons)

University of South Africa

Qualified Patent Practitioner

Focus Areas

Electronic, Engineering, Gadget type Inventions and Software.

Registered Designs:
Industrial designs, product designs, patterns and packaging.

Patent and Design disputes.


Director of the Licensing Executive Society SA.
Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).
Member of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA).