We regularly work with clients on engineering related applications across multiple jurisdictions for transport, alternative energy and process engineering. With one of the most diversely qualified patent engineering practice groups in the Asia-Pacific, our depth of technical knowledge is unrivalled in the region.

With qualifications in mechanical and mechatronic engineering – and direct industry experience in the automotive, manufacturing and mining fields – our patent attorneys understand mechanical innovations and how to protect them in the marketplace. Our team provides full patent attorney services to individual inventors, local companies and large multinational corporations with extensive patent portfolios in this sector. We also offer our clients advice and services relating to registered design protection.

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Sydney, Australia
Russell Davies
Managing Director, Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 2 9393 0100 russell.davies@spruson.com
Russell is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Australia). Prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson in August 2020 as Managing Director, Russell held the position of Executive General Manager…
Russell is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Australia). Prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson in August 2020 as…
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Brisbane, Australia
Andrew Cale
Principal
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 7 3011 2200 andrew.cale@spruson.com
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in patents, trade marks and designs specialising in the fields of information and communications technology, signal and data processing, mechanical engineering,…
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in patents, trade marks and designs specialising in the fields of…
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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
Howden Australia Pty Ltd v Minetek Pty Ltd [2019] FCA 981
This unsuccessful application for an interlocutory injunction highlights some of the difficulties involved in establishing that a breach of confidential information has taken place, and in particular, the difficulty in linking the…
This unsuccessful application for an interlocutory injunction highlights some of the difficulties involved in establishing that a breach of confidential information has…
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Case Note: Olvey & Sketo v Danko & Gabrys [2019] APO 42
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
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Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V…
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the…
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