Over the years Spruson & Ferguson’s designs group has assisted a large number of companies to obtain registered design protection locally and overseas. The group handles design applications for some of the world’s largest companies in the auto, engineering, furniture design, homewares, fashion and packaging industries. Together with Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers, the designs team has also acted for clients in design litigation.

The comprehensive range of registered design services the firm offers includes:

  • Filing registered design applications
  • All aspects of prosecution of designs applications
  • Conducting design searches
  • Advice in relation to infringement
  • Design watches, novelty and infringement searches
  • Advising on matters and validity of designs registrations
  • Renewal of design registration
  • Revocations
  • Recording registrable transactions
  • International registration of designs
Key Designs Team Members View More
Hong Kong, China
Coral Toh
Director Greater China, Director of Trade Marks Asia
Trade Marks, Designs
+852 2161 9999 coral.toh@spruson.com
Coral Toh is a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices and a Principal of Spruson and Ferguson’s Hong Kong business. Coral joined Spruson & Ferguson following the…
Coral Toh is a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices and a Principal of Spruson and Ferguson’s…
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Brisbane, Australia
Andrew Cale
Principal, Engineering / ICT Leader Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 7 3011 2200 andrew.cale@spruson.com
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in patents, trade marks and designs specialising in the fields of information and communications technology, signal and data processing, mechanical engineering,…
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in patents, trade marks and designs specialising in the fields of…
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Singapore, Singapore
Le Hong Minh
Principal, Director Singapore, Engineering / ICT Leader Asia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+65 6333 7200 minh.le@spruson.com
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology with a Master of Technological Design degree, specialising in product…
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology…
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Australian Designs Information Kit
Australian Designs Information Kit
The design information kit provides an overview on registration process of designs both domestically and internationally.

Latest Designs News & Insights
The coming age of grace (period) for Designs
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual Property Response) Bill 2020 was first introduced to the Senate…
Proposed changes to the Australian Designs Act 2003, introducing a 12-month grace period The Designs Amendment (Advisory Council on Intellectual…
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Proposed changes to Fiji IP law
New Trademark, Patent and Design Bills, 45, 46 and 471 of 2020 have been issued by the Fijian Parliament to update the IP laws pertaining to current acts dated…
New Trademark, Patent and Design Bills, 45, 46 and 471 of 2020 have been issued by the Fijian Parliament…
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Brexit – European trade marks and registered Community designs
After a few false starts, back-stops, a transition period, and a global pandemic, the United Kingdom is finally ready to separate its trade marks and registered design rights from…
After a few false starts, back-stops, a transition period, and a global pandemic, the United Kingdom is finally ready…
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Solar Bollard Lighting – Australian leaders in solar lighting solutions
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to showcase our client, Solar Bollard Lighting who have recently received the prestigious Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Product Design Furniture and…
Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to showcase our client, Solar Bollard Lighting who have recently received the prestigious Good…
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