Hahn & Hahn is a boutique firm of Intellectual Property practitioners. We specialise in obtaining and protecting Patent, Design and Trade Mark rights in South Africa, the entire African Continent, and elsewhere in the world. Our professional staff includes Chemical Engineers, Electronic Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Organic Chemists, Biotechnologists and Physicists, who all practice in the fields of intellectual property law.

Hahn & Hahn represents some of South Africa’s and the world’s top Chemical, Biotechnology, Communications, Consumer Goods and Industrial firms in Design, Patent and Trade Mark matters. As a result, these clients enjoy the benefit of over 65 years experience in Design, Patent and Trade Mark prosecution and litigation.

In addition, whether the courtroom or the boardroom, we act for our clients in defending their Copyright, Confidential Information and Trade Secret rights. Although Copyright is statutory in South Africa, Confidential Information and Trade Secrets are protected under the common law.

On this website you will find information regarding filing requirements and cost estimates for Design, Patent and Trade Mark applications in South Africa. You will also find relevant information regarding most popular international countries where our clients seek Intellectual Property protection. In conclusion, this site is primarily intended for local clients. International clients and agents please click here.

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Hahn & Hahn is a boutique firm of Intellectual Property practitioners specialising in drafting patent specifications and obtaining and protecting Patent, Design and Trade Mark rights in South Africa, the entire African Continent, and elsewhere in the world.


Mon – Thurs 07:00 to 15:30

            Fridays 07:00 to 14:30

    222 Richard Street, Hatfield, 0083

          Address for Service and all Courier


    (27) 012 342 1774


    First Floor C/O PSG Wealth Ou Kollege,

          35 Church Street, Stellenbosch, 7600

    (27) 021 020 1031