We have experience representing consumer product companies across a broad range of industries including automotive, cosmetic, health, consumer electronics and computer software. Key market players entrust Spruson & Ferguson with their intellectual property portfolio across the region.

Our patent attorneys have extensive experience filing and prosecuting food and beverage related patents, including dairy, milk and milk-solids, yeast, wheat and grains, fats, oils and lipids, natural and artificial sweeteners, proteins and amino acids as well as patent technologies relating to food and beverage preparation, storage and packaging.

The Spruson & Ferguson trade marks team have been providing intellectual property services and advice to some of the world’s oldest and most innovative food and beverage brands. Our knowledge and expertise includes food labelling, packaging, marketing and product development, brand creation, trade mark registration and protection, trade mark infringement proceedings, searching, clearances, watching services and renewals.

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Sydney, Australia
Dr. Simon Potter
Principal, Chemical / Life Sciences Leader Australia
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+61 2 9393 0100 simon.potter@spruson.com
Simon is an experienced patent attorney specialising in biotechnology. As head of Spruson & Ferguson’s Chemical/Life Sciences team in Australia, he assists clients in all aspects of patent practice…
Simon is an experienced patent attorney specialising in biotechnology. As head of Spruson & Ferguson’s Chemical/Life Sciences team in…
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Sydney, Australia
Allira Hudson-Gofers
Principal, Engineering / ICT Leader Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 2 9393 0100 allira.hudson-gofers@spruson.com
Allira is a Principal of the firm and excels in developing intellectual property strategies that suit client’s commercial objectives across a range of medical and engineering technologies. Allira is an…
Allira is a Principal of the firm and excels in developing intellectual property strategies that suit client’s commercial objectives…
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Singapore, Singapore
Choo Chiou Yu
Principal, Director Singapore, Chemical / Life Sciences Leader Asia
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+65 6333 7200 chiouyu.choo@spruson.com
Chiou Yu is Head of the Chemical/Life Sciences team in Asia and is a registered Singapore patent attorney. Chiou Yu has extensive experience in patent practice in Asia…
Chiou Yu is Head of the Chemical/Life Sciences team in Asia and is a registered Singapore patent attorney. …
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Latest News & Insights
Cat fight? Caterpillar bulldoze Puma in procat trade mark stoush
Caterpillar have successfully appealed a decision by the Registrar to dismiss their opposition to registration of Puma’s procat mark (as shown below) for goods in Classes 18 and 25. O’Bryan…
Caterpillar have successfully appealed a decision by the Registrar to dismiss their opposition to registration of Puma’s procat mark…
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Not a tango dance but a cocoa and chocolate dispute
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a Trade Mark Application by Hardwood Pte Ltd and subsequent…
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of…
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