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IP Services in Greater China

With offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, Spruson & Ferguson provides a range of IP services across the Greater China region. We assist clients with all aspects of the patent, trade mark and design life-cycles; including direct filing of trade marks in China. We are also able to assist with matters in Macau, Mongolia and Taiwan.

To provide an even more integrated service, Spruson & Ferguson has an exclusive arrangement with Beijing Pat SF Intellectual Property Agency (PAT SF), which provides all regulated patent services in China exclusively for Spruson & Ferguson clients. This arrangement enables us to provide our clients with end-to-end patent prosecution services in China, backed by the Spruson & Ferguson badge of quality, service, reliability and communication.

Beijing Pat SF Intellectual Property Agency Co Ltd – Spruson & Ferguson’s exclusive alliance partner in China.

PAT SF is an independent, fully registered patent agency that has an exclusive agreement to work only with Spruson & Ferguson. PAT SF and its staff have the benefit of the same procedures and processes, training and professional development opportunities available to Spruson & Ferguson offices and complies with all Spruson & Ferguson quality, supervision and ethical standards.

130+
Years
400+
Employees
120
IP Professionals
10
Offices
25+
Countries

Recognised as a leading intellectual property firm

2019
Patent Firm of the Year
Australia
Asia IP Awards
2019
Trade Mark Firm of the Year
Australia
IAM & WTR Global IP Awards
2019
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2019
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2019
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia
World Trademark Review
2019
Top tier firm for trade mark prosecution
Australia
Asia IP Trademark Survey
2019
Ranking for patent and trade mark prosecution
Thailand and China
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2019
Tier 2 for patent and trade mark prosecution
Hong Kong
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2019
Tier 2 for trade mark prosecution
Hong Kong and Thailand
Asia IP Trademark Survey
2018
International Patent Firm of the Year
Australia
Asia IP
2018
Top tier firm for patent prosecution work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property
2018
Top tier firm for trade mark prosecution work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property
2018
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia
World Trademark Review
2018
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2017
Australian Prosecution Firm of the Year
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property
2017
IP Stars Tier 1
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property
2017
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia
World Trademark Review
2016
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2016
Top tier Australian firm for trade mark prosecution work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2016
Top tier firm for patent prosecution work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2016
Highly Recommended for trade mark prosecution and strategy
Australia
World Trademark Review 1000
2016
Highly Recommended Firm for Patent Prosecution
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2016
Patent Practice of the Year
Australia
Asia IP
Latest News & Insights
Now Effective: New Amendments to Guidelines for Patent Examination of CNIPA
The newly amended Guidelines for Patent Examination (“Guidelines”) of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) took effect as of 1 November 2019. Compared with the draft amendments published on…
The newly amended Guidelines for Patent Examination (“Guidelines”) of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) took effect as…
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New Amendments to the China Trade Mark Law to Curb Bad-Faith Filings
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has attracted numerous trade mark squatters to initiate malicious filings with the…
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has…
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