KISCH IP, founded in 1874, was the first firm of patent and trade mark agents in South Africa and has a long and distinguished history in Intellectual Property Law. A century after its founding, in 1976, the company became a firm of attorneys. In 2105 DM Kisch rebranded its corporate name to KISCH IP. KISCH IP remains one of South Africa’s leading intellectual property firms, with South African offices in Johannesburg and Pretoria. However, our area of influence extends beyond our borders, extending to the rest of Africa and the Indian Ocean island through a carefully selected network of agents.
KISCH IP provides specialist legal services pertaining to developing and maintaining of Franchise Structures, drafting of Franchise Agreements and Disclosure Documents, advice on compliance with the Consumer Protection Act and Franchise Dispute Resolution. KISCH IP specialises in Intellectual Property Law such as Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright, Designs, Commercial and corporate services, Advertising Law, Anti-Counterfeiting and anti-privacy, E-Commerce, Data Privacy, the Internet and Domain Names, Life Sciences, Licensing and Franchising, Plant Breeder Rights, Sport, Advertising Standards Authority Compliance and Complaints, Sponsorship and Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Valuation and Due Diligence Investigations.