Tshepo Shabangu to represent LSSA at IBA

October 1st, 2014

By Barbara Whittle

Pretoria attorney Tshepo Shabangu will represent the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) on the council of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Ms Shabangu is a partner at Spoor & Fisher in Centurion. She has the BProc, LLB and LLM degrees and has practised in the intellectual property (IP) field for more than 18 years. She specialises in local and foreign prosecution of trade marks, general advice on copyright matters, conducting due diligence investigations of (IP), trade mark audits, management of IP portfolios and has experience in drafting of IP-related agreements. Ms Shabangu is a past President of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).

The IBA will be holding its annual conference in Tokyo from 19 to 24 October 2014.

Compiled by Barbara Whittle, communication manager, Law Society of South Africa, barbara@lssa.org.za

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2014 (Oct) DR 23.