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 480 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.
Spruson & Ferguson companies are incorporated entities owned by IPH Limited, a public company that is the holding company for an international network of intellectual property professional services and adjacent businesses which operate under different brands in a range of jurisdictions (each a “Group Business”). The other Group Businesses within the IPH Limited group are AJ Park, Applied Marks, Griffith Hack, Pizzeys Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, ROBIC and Smart & Biggar.
For the purposes of the Australian and New Zealand Code of Conduct for Trans-Tasman Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys 2018, Spruson & Ferguson Pty Ltd is an incorporated registered patent and trade mark attorney, and a member of an ‘ownership group’ within the meaning of the Code. For further information, see Ownership Group and our Group Relationships Statement .
We have the regional capability to service our clients in over 25 jurisdictions across 10 offices in the Asia-Pacific.
China & East Asia
Recognised as a leading intellectual property firm
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.
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.