Awards and Listings
Smit & Van Wyk has been recognised in the following legal guides:
The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – Ranked for patent services in South Africa 2020
The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – Directors, Wessel van Wyk and Chantal Hoffelner, listed individuals for patent services in South Africa 2020.
Ranked under the trademark and patent category for South Africa 2020.
Wessel van Wyk, director at Smit & Van Wyk listed as an IP Star.
Smit & Van Wyk has been included by The Trademark Lawyer Magazine as one of the “Most Well-Respected Law Firms” in South Africa.
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).
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.