Wessel van Wyk 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 specialises 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 – BProc
SAIIPL – Qualified Patent Practitioner
Patents: Electronic, Engineering, Gadget type Inventions and Software.
Registered Designs: Industrial designs, product designs, patterns and packaging.
Litigation: 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).