IP Commercial

IP Commercial


Spruson & Ferguson IP Commercial provides consulting and advisory services to entrepreneurs, businesses and public sector institutions looking to bring their innovations to the marketplace, or to optimise the organisation’s existing IP portfolio.

With increasing pressure on innovative organisations to deliver financial results derived from their IP portfolio, converting IP assets into new revenue streams has become an important objective for many organisations. Spruson & Ferguson IP Commercial assist R&D institutions and IP rich companies in finding solutions to their product and innovation challenges by facilitating identification of new commercial opportunities and advising on streamlining the product development process. As a result, organisations are able to reduce the time-to-market of their products, secure competitive advantage and accelerate revenue growth.

The Spruson & Ferguson IP Commercial team, led by Dr Anders Hallgren, has extensive industry and research experience enabling them to effectively bridge gaps between early stage idea generation, knowledge transfer and IP commercialisation.

Leveraging our extensive industry and professional networks, we are able to facilitate collaborations and partnerships within and between public and private sectors. Whether it is an entrepreneurial venture, a commercial enterprise or a research institute, Spruson & Ferguson IP Commercial will provide introductions to and, where necessary, manage relationships with relevant parties and partners.

Immediate access to the IP expertise of Spruson & Ferguson Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and IP Lawyers means we can quickly assemble a team of IP professionals to provide you with a comprehensive service covering the legal aspects of IP protection, enforcement and commercialisation.

About Anders Hallgren

Anders Hallgren photoSpruson & Ferguson IP Commercial is lead by Dr Anders Hallgren. Anders is a corporate strategist and business developer with a passion to create innovative pathways that transform organisations through technological and organisational change increasing productivity, competitive edge and growth.


Ander’s Experience and Qualifications

  • Executive Director of Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships (CDIP), University of Sydney
  • National Executive R&D Partnerships, Manufacturing Excellence Taskforce Australia Ltd
  • Member of Commercialisation Australia Expert Network
  • Managing Director LU Cleantech AB investing in spinout companies from Lund University, Sweden
  • Managing Director of Industry Alliances with Commercial Research, European Commission
  • PhD Chemical Engineering, Lund University Institute of Technology, Sweden

Services Offered – IP Lifecycle

We offer the following services over the different stages of the lifecycle of IP.



Services – Client Segments

We offer a range of services to the following client groups.




Anders Hallgren, PhD
Principal Consultant

Level 35, 31 Market Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
Mail: GPO Box 3898, Sydney, NSW, 2001, Australia
Tel: +61 2 9393 0100; +61 435 484 551
Fax: +61 2 9261 5486
Web: www.spruson.com/ip-commercial
Email: ahallgren@spruson.com