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Robyn-Leigh Merry


Partner at Dennemeyer & Associates South Africa

Patent Attorney

Notary Public


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Robyn-Leigh Merry has experience in contentious and non-contentious IP matters. She holds a law degree (LLB) from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and has a technical background in molecular and cellular biology. Robyn is registered to practice as a patent attorney before the South African Patent Office and as a notary public in the High Court of South Africa. From 2008 to 2014 Robyn worked in mainstream legal practice before taking an in-house position in technology transfer at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Robyn-Leigh Merry speaks English and has been active in the field of IP since 2008.

Area of expertise: biology, designs, patents, copyrights, contracts, litigation

Qualifications & authorizations

  • B.Sc. (Hons), Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • LL.B. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • South African Patent Attorney
  • Notary Public

Awards & memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces
  • Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)