Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O'Brien

Spoor & Fisher
Pretoria, South Africa

Patrick O'Brien is a South African Patent Attorney, specialising in patent and design litigation.

Patrick O’Brien is a Patent Attorney with over 5 years experience in patent and design litigation across a broad spectrum of fields, including the mechanical, mining, metallurgical, electrical, chemical and pharmaceutical fields. He holds a BEng (Hons) (Chem) degree from the University of Pretoria and an LLB from the University of South Africa, and is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.


  • Enforcement and Litigation
  • Industrial design right
  • Memorandum opinion
  • Patent infringement
  • Patentability
  • Patents Act 1978 (South Africa)
  • Designs and trade secrets
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Practice
  • Litigation
  • Patents


  • English - Native/bilingual

Qualified in

  • South Africa