Financial technology (FinTech) and blockchain technologies are rapidly developing and evolving. It is an area in IP which requires experience and an advanced understanding of the ever-changing regulations of each countries’ Patent Office to prosecute and manage patent portfolios. Spruson & Ferguson’s Engineering/ICT team, possess a combination of technical expertise and specialist local knowledge, and offer the advantages of integrated regional service delivery to our clients. Our team keeps up to date with developments in the FinTech industry as well as evolving IP laws across the Asia-Pacific region in order to help our clients navigate the prosecution landscape.

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Singapore, Singapore
Serene Ong
Principal
Patents: Engineering & ICT
+65 6333 7200 serene.ong@spruson.com
Serene Ong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) with Honours and joined a reputable Japanese patent law firm based in Osaka as…
Serene Ong graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) with Honours and joined…
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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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During the past decade, the patent-eligibility of computer-implemented methods has been a particularly vexing focal point for Australian patent law and practice. With computer technologies now ubiquitous and relatively…
During the past decade, the patent-eligibility of computer-implemented methods has been a particularly vexing focal point for Australian patent…
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