Mr. Louis Van Der Walt

Country/Region of practice
South Africa
Pronouns:
He/him/his
About me

Louis van der Walt is a partner in, and past Chairman of, the Patent Department of Adams & Adams and advises clients in relation to the preparation and filing of patent applications, registered design applications and plant breeders’ rights. Louis was awarded a B.Eng (Chemical) degree cum laude after completing his studies at the University of Pretoria in 1989. He worked for four years in industry as a chemical engineer involved with the operation and optimisation of plants for the production of nitric acid, ammonium nitrate and limestone ammonium nitrate, whilst studying towards his law degree part time. He served his articles at Adams & Adams, obtained his law degree from the University of South Africa in 1994 and was admitted as an attorney in 1997, in the same year also being registered as a patent attorney.

Academic Qualifications

B.Eng (Chemical), B.Proc

Hobbies & Special Interests
Here's a list of Mr. Louis Van Der Walt 's interests and hobbies
Camping
Chess
Hiking
Motorcycling
Museums
Reading
Rugby
Skiing
Travelling
Walking
Wine Tasting / Collecting
Social Media

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Chemistry
  • Energy; power generation, storage and transmission; renewable energy
  • Industrial chemistry and chemical engineering
  • Manufacturing methods and product handling
  • Materials; polymer science
Professional Experience
  • IP due diligence
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent prosecution
  • Registered design prosecution
Languages
  • English
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