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Awards and Listings

Smit & Van Wyk

Smit & Van Wyk has been recognised in the following legal guides:
Global Chambers

Chambers Global

Ranked for Intellectual Property services in South Africa 2020 and 2021.
Global Chambers

IAM Patent 1000

The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – Ranked for patent services in South Africa 2020

Global Chambers

IAM Patent 1000

The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – Directors, Wessel van Wyk and Chantal Hoffelner, listed individuals for patent services in South Africa 2020.

MIP IP Stars

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)

Ranked under the trademark and patent category for South Africa 2020.

MIP IP Stars

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)

Wessel van Wyk, director at Smit & Van Wyk listed as an IP Star. 

MIP IP Stars

The Trade Mark Lawyer Magazine

Smit & Van Wyk has been included by The Trademark Lawyer Magazine as one of the “Most Well-Respected Law Firms” in South Africa.

Patent Lawyer Magazine

The Patent Lawyer Magazine

Smit & Van Wyk has been included by The Patent Lawyer Magazine as one of the 10 “Most Well-Respected Law Firms” in South Africa (January / February 2020 edition).

Lexology

Lexology Client Choice Award 2020

Franchise Lawyer in South Africa: Esmari Jonker, trade mark and franchising attorney, won the Lexology Client Choice Award which recognises those individuals around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Lawyers can be nominated only by corporate counsel.

WWL

Who’s Who Legal

Listed in the Franchise Law category for 2018, 2019 and 2020

WWL

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000

Esmari Jonker has been listed by WTR 1000 as a recommended expert in the fields of prosecution and strategy in 2021.