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
David Kennedy
Managing Director, Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT
+61 2 9393 0100 david.kennedy@spruson.com
David is a highly accomplished professional services leader, a qualified mechanical engineer, and an experienced patent and trade mark attorney. With more than 30 years’ experience working in intellectual…
David is a highly accomplished professional services leader, a qualified mechanical engineer, and an experienced patent and trade mark…
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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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