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About Spruson & Ferguson

Spruson & Ferguson is a leading intellectual property firm providing a range of IP services throughout the Asia-Pacific region from our offices in Australia (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney), China, (Beijing, Hong Kong), Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.  With a combined team of over 400 people, including patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and IP lawyers, Spruson & Ferguson is one of the only IP firms with true regional capability, knowledge and experience.

400+
Employees
130+
Years
120
IP Professionals
9
Offices
25+
Countries Serviced

We have the regional capability to service our clients in over 25 jurisdictions across 9 offices in the Asia-Pacific.

Recognised as a leading intellectual property firm

2020
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
Asia IP Trademark Survey
2020
Tier 2 Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Hong Kong
Asia IP Trademark Survey
2020
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2020
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2020
Highly Recommended Firm for Patent Prosecution
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2020
Highly Recommended Firm
Australia
World Trademark Review
2020
Recommended Firm for Patent Prosecution
China, Hong Kong & Thailand
IAM Patent 1000
2020
Ranking for Patent & Trade Mark
China & Thailand
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2020
Tier 2 for Patent & Trade Mark Prosecution
Hong Kong SAR
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2020
Ranking for Patent Litigation
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2019
Patent Firm of the Year
Australia
Asia IP Awards
2019
Trade Mark Firm of the Year
Australia
IAM & WTR Global IP Awards
2019
PCT Leader
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
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

Asia-Pacific Capability

Spruson & Ferguson is one of the only specialist intellectual property firms highly familiar with the local IP laws of each country that we service in the Asia-Pacific. We are able to assist clients with IP protection, management and enforcement within each jurisdiction. Our in-depth understanding of all areas of IP includes patent, trade mark and design prosecution, opposition, and portfolio management, led by a highly qualified team of hand-picked specialist patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys.

Australian IP Litigation

Our capability as a firm is further enhanced by Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers, the first law firm in Australia to recognise the importance of expert litigation and patent lawyers to specialise exclusively in IP law.

Our IP Litigation services include dispute resolution; and commercial transactions and advice, including extensive experience in early-stage research and commercialisation.

We file over 14,000 patents and more than 5,000 trade marks annually positioning us as a leading IP firm in the Asia-Pacific.

Industry Expertise

The Spruson & Ferguson team is composed of the most regarded IP professionals in their fields. Each of our specialist IP attorneys have been chosen for their outstanding academic credentials combined with a wealth of technical expertise and industry experience.

When clients are seeking IP protection across the Asia-Pacific, we team up with IP specialists (patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys, specialist IP and patent lawyers) from Asia and Australia offices to ensure our clients’ needs are carefully managed in all areas.

This ensures we have the experience, international networks, and technical expertise to assist in all aspects of IP protection throughout the Asia-Pacific region and further afield.

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Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers Recognised in Asialaw Profiles 2020
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers have been recognised as a highly recommended firm for Intellectual Property in this year’s Asialaw Profiles.
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