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IP Services in China & East Asia

With offices in Beijing and Hong Kong, Spruson & Ferguson provides a range of IP services across China & East Asia. We assist clients with all aspects of the patent, trade mark and design life-cycles; including direct filing of trade marks in China. We are also able to assist with matters in Macau, Mongolia and Taiwan.

To provide an even more integrated service, Spruson & Ferguson has an exclusive arrangement with Beijing Pat SF Intellectual Property Agency (PAT SF), which provides all regulated patent services in China exclusively for Spruson & Ferguson clients. This arrangement enables us to provide our clients with end-to-end patent prosecution services in China, backed by the Spruson & Ferguson badge of quality, service, reliability and communication.

Beijing Pat SF Intellectual Property Agency Co Ltd – Spruson & Ferguson’s exclusive alliance partner in China.

PAT SF is an independent, fully registered patent agency that has an exclusive agreement to work only with Spruson & Ferguson. PAT SF and its staff have the benefit of the same procedures and processes, training and professional development opportunities available to Spruson & Ferguson offices and complies with all Spruson & Ferguson quality, supervision and ethical standards.

130+
Years
480+
Employees
190+
IP Professionals
10
Offices
25+
Countries

Recognised as a leading intellectual property firm

2022
Top Tier firm for Trade Mark Prosecution work
Australia
Asia IP Trademark Survey
2022
Gold firm for Patent Prosecution
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2022
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars
2022
Top Tier Firm for Trade Mark Prosecution Work
Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand & China
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
Latest News & Insights
Spruson & Ferguson receive multiple rankings in IAM Patent 1000 2022
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been recognised in IAM Patent 1000 rankings across the Asia-Pacific this year. We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson Australia have been ranked…
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been recognised in IAM Patent 1000 rankings across the Asia-Pacific this year. We are pleased…
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2022 Spruson & Ferguson Promotions
Spruson & Ferguson are proud to announce the appointment of eight new Principals across the firm as part of the 2022 promotions. The appointments were part of a broader group…
Spruson & Ferguson are proud to announce the appointment of eight new Principals across the firm as part of…
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China steps up its efforts in combatting bad faith trade mark filings
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) stated that in the…
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the…
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Spruson & Ferguson IP Stars for 2022
We are proud to announce Spruson & Ferguson practitioners were recently recognised in the Managing Intellectually Property (MIP) 2022 IP STARS for their exceptional standard of IP service delivery across…
We are proud to announce Spruson & Ferguson practitioners were recently recognised in the Managing Intellectually Property (MIP) 2022 IP…
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