Mr. Erik van der Vyver
Partner and Patent Attorney
An electronic engineer with a major in computer science, signal processing and machine learning, Erik focuses his practice on high-tech innovation in this space. He has been advising tech companies on the protection and commercialisation of inventions relying on high-tech electronics, radar, software, machine learning, deep learning and the IoT across a variety of applications for over 15 years. Erik is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, a South African patent attorney and a member of AIPPI, FICPI and SARIMA. He is a regular panellist and speaker on the interplay between AI and IP at international conferences.