Cultural Expropriation & Intellectual Property – ( Adams & Adams IP Lawyer)

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Jean Bruneau is an Associate in the Trade Mark Department.  Jean was admitted as an attorney in 2010.  He holds BA, LLB, and LLM degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand.  His practice areas include brand protection and enforcement, including trade mark infringement and opposition proceedings, copyright infringement proceedings, company name objections, domain name disputes, trade mark searches and prosecution, and commercialisation of IP.  Prior to joining Adams & Adams, Jean gained experience in commercial law and as in-house counsel to large South African corporates.

Jean is passionate about brand protection and brand growth, and the realisation of the commercial potential inherent in the effective management of IP portfolios.

Jean is a member of the Law Society of Northern Provinces (practising), a Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, and a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.

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