Spruson & Ferguson has an established practice in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

Our patent attorneys are technically qualified in areas including genetics, biophysics, molecular biology, microbiology, biomedical engineering, chemistry and biochemistry with the majority qualified to PhD level.

With our strong network of offices across the Asia-Pacific, we are well placed to assist clients with their patent portfolios in this rapidly expanding industry.

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Beijing, China
Dr. Oliver Lutze
Principal, China Country Manager
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+86 10 8225 5655 oliver.lutze@spruson.com
Oliver Lutze is Spruson & Ferguson’s Country Manager for China. He is based in Beijing and advises on patent matters with a special focus on China activities. Oliver’s practice primarily…
Oliver Lutze is Spruson & Ferguson’s Country Manager for China. He is based in Beijing and advises on patent…
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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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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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