Darren is a registered patent attorney, attorney and tax practitioner. The lions’ share of his practice is devoted to the maintenance of large,
high-profile patent and trade mark portfolios around the world. Darren also has a particular specialisation in the commercialisation of IP,
research and development tax incentives, and exchange control matters having IP as basis.
Collectively, Darren has conducted technical, contractual
and legal work for a number of clients across a spectrum of industries, including the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, electronics, explosives, cosmetics,
weapons and telecommunications industries, amongst others
Some of Darren’s achievements and experience include:
Board Member (director) of the Licensing Executives Society Of South Africa
Fellow: South African Institute Of Intellectual Property Law
Contributing author to Lexis Nexis’ Law Of Patents, Law Of Designs in South Africa.
Contributor / advisor to the National Treasury: preparation of income tax legislation pertaining to R&D tax incentives
Lead IP attorney to the world’s largest luxury safari group
Lead IP attorney to one of the world’s top rugby teams