Partner – Intellectual Property Expert
Spoor & Fisher
David Gilson is a lawyer and partner at the law firm Spoor & Fisher in Pretoria, South Africa. Having over 18 years of experience in Intellectual Property matters in Africa, he currently heads Spoor & Fisher’s Patent and Design Agency where he handles all formal aspects of patent and design applications received from abroad as well as the prosecution of patent and design applications on behalf of South African clients. He is a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, a member of the South African Group of AIPPI, and a member of FICPI. In addition to being an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, he is a Registered Patent Agent in both South Africa and Malawi. Mr. Gilson received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Applied Mathematics from Rhodes University, South Africa.