The firm is founded by Daniel Montague Kisch. It trades as Kisch and Harsant - General Merchants, amongst others.
The office of DM Kisch moves to Johannesburg and distinguishes itself as an agent for South African patents and trade marks.
DM Kisch registers the patents on behalf of Dr W Siemens for an invention relating to the separation of gold by means of electricity.
DM Kisch registers a patent on behalf of Thomas Alva Edison.
DM Kisch registers a patent for Marconi, entitled ‘Improvements in Applications for Wireless Telegraphy’.
DM Kisch & Co., Patent and Trade Mark agents, becomes a firm of attorneys.
The firm incorporates, changing its name to DM Kisch Inc.
DM Kisch Inc. celebrates 135 years.
DM KISCH INC. rebrands and is called KISCH IP.
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.