Trade mark protection is the key to securing the brands and images that distinguish a company from its competitors. Spruson & Ferguson’s team of highly qualified trade mark attorneys has the experience to help our clients successfully protect their brand and image. We offer a comprehensive range of trade mark services including:

  • Advice on brand creation and meeting trade mark registration requirements in Australia and overseas
  • Filing of trade mark applications locally and internationally, including via the Madrid Protocol
  • Prosecution of trade mark applications, including appearance at hearings
  • Defending actions for trade mark removal
  • Acting in opposition proceedings
  • Trade mark clearance, searching and watching services
Key Trade Mark Team Members View More
Sydney, Australia
Tracey Berger
Principal, Managing Director Sydney and Melbourne, Director of Trade Marks Asia-Pacific
Trade Marks
+61 2 9393 0100 tracey.berger@spruson.com
Tracey Berger is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson’s Sydney and Melbourne offices and a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices. Tracey Berger has broad experience in…
Tracey Berger is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson’s Sydney and Melbourne offices and a Director of the…
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Hong Kong, China
Coral Toh
Principal, Managing Director Hong Kong, Director of Trade Marks Asia-Pacific
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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Sydney, Australia
Khajaque Kortian
Principal, Head of Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers
Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers: Litigation, Trade Marks
+61 2 9393 0100 khajaque.kortian@spruson.com
Khajaque Kortian has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, specialising in litigation and licensing and related areas of consumer law. He represents a wide range of…
Khajaque Kortian has over 25 years of experience in intellectual property law, specialising in litigation and licensing and related…
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Trade Marks Guide for Australia
Trade Marks Guide for Australia
The Spruson & Ferguson Trade Marks Guide for Australia provides a comprehensive overview of trade marks and their place in the commercial world.

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