Jodi has a BSc (Genetics and Molecular Biology), LLB and is a Registered Patent Attorney and admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, with 19 years experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law.
Jodi is a consultant to Bredenkamp IP and specialises in the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications both locally and internationally, as well as conducting due diligence, patentability and freedom to operate searches. While her technical area of expertise resides in the life sciences arena, she has developed a sound knowledge of a wide range of technical fields, having also represented clients in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, mechanical, mining and IT industries.
Although her main interest resides in Patent law and practice, Jodi’s practice experience also includes the preparation, filing and prosecution of registered design applications as well as providing general IP law advice on copyright and trademarks. Jodi is a Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.