Our attorneys hold degrees in electrical engineering and computer science as well as other relevant disciplines, and their significant industry experience gives them a unique perspective when it comes to protecting our client’s intellectual property. We understand the need for companies operating in the ICT, electronics and software industry to maximise the value of IP and achieve commercially acceptable returns on R&D investment.

With the growth and dominance of demand in the Asia-Pacific market for semiconductors, computer hardware, software, electronic components and networking technologies we are well positioned to manage new invention applications in the region. We are proud to work with global innovators in the ICT industry and our team has strong technical backgrounds to support the rapid growth anticipated throughout the region. Our team has considerable experience in securing patent protection for clients in major foreign markets such as the United States and Europe, and we work with large multinational companies, including leading global wireless service providers, handset makers and semiconductor manufacturers offering extensive foreign filing programmes.

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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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Sydney, Australia
Ayesha Lee
Principal
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 2 9393 0100 ayesha.lee@spruson.com
Ayesha holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Honours from University College Cork, Ireland. She joined Spruson & Ferguson from EP&T Global where she held a position as…
Ayesha holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Honours from University College Cork, Ireland. She joined Spruson &…
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