We pride ourselves on the high quality service standards delivered by our teams on the ground and with direct filing capabilities in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China as well as from our network of trusted agents. Our clients benefit from our cost effective and timely communication and advice, the ongoing professional development of our staff and our advanced record keeping, docketing and reporting systems. We are committed to providing solutions tailored to the individual needs of our clients whilst delivering value and excellence in every aspect of our service.

Spruson & Ferguson companies are incorporated entities owned by IPH Limited, a public company that is the holding company for a number of intellectual property professional services and adjacent businesses operating under different brands across the Asia-Pacific region.

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 .

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Countries Serviced

Recognised as a leading intellectual property firm

2022
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2021
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2021
Asia-Pacific IP Boutique Firm of the Year
Managing Intellectual Property
2021
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2021
Top Tier Firm for Prosecution & Strategy Work
Australia
World Trademark Review
2021
Highly Recommended Firm for Prosecution & Strategy Work
Hong Kong, Indonesia & Singapore
World Trademark Review
2021
Highly Recommended Firm for Enforcement & Litigation Work
Australia
World Trademark Review
2020
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia, Singapore & Hong Kong
Asia IP Patent Rankings
2020
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia
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
Tier 2 Firm for Patent Contentious Work
Thailand
Asia IP Patent Rankings
2020
Tier 2 Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Hong Kong
Asia IP Trademark Survey
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
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