1874

The firm is founded by Daniel Montague Kisch. It trades as Kisch and Harsant - General Merchants, amongst others.

1885

The office of DM Kisch moves to Johannesburg and distinguishes itself as an agent for South African patents and trade marks.

1886

DM Kisch registers the patents on behalf of Dr W Siemens for an invention relating to the separation of gold by means of electricity.

1890

DM Kisch registers a patent on behalf of Thomas Alva Edison.

1900

DM Kisch registers a patent for Marconi, entitled ‘Improvements in Applications for Wireless Telegraphy’.

1976

DM Kisch & Co., Patent and Trade Mark agents, becomes a firm of attorneys.

1979

The firm incorporates, changing its name to DM Kisch Inc.

2009

DM Kisch Inc celebrates 135 years.

2015

DM KISCH INC. rebrands and is called KISCH IP.

2018

Today, the KISCH IP group of companies consists of DM Kisch Inc., Kisch Africa Inc., Kisch IP Consulting (Pty) Ltd and Kisch & Associates. KISCH IP’s vision is to be the most respected IP Law firm in South Africa and Africa.