Over the years Spruson & Ferguson’s designs group has assisted a large number of companies to obtain registered design protection locally and overseas. The group handles design applications for some of the world’s largest companies in the auto, engineering, furniture design, homewares, fashion and packaging industries. Together with Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers, the designs team has also acted for clients in design litigation.

The comprehensive range of registered design services the firm offers includes:

  • Filing registered design applications
  • All aspects of prosecution of designs applications
  • Conducting design searches
  • Advice in relation to infringement
  • Design watches, novelty and infringement searches
  • Advising on matters and validity of designs registrations
  • Renewal of design registration
  • Revocations
  • Recording registrable transactions
  • International registration of designs
Key Designs Team Members View More
Hong Kong, China
Coral Toh
Director Greater China, Director of Trade Marks Asia
Trade Marks, Designs
+852 2161 9999 coral.toh@spruson.com
Coral Toh is a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices and a Principal of Spruson and Ferguson’s Hong Kong business. Coral joined Spruson & Ferguson following the…
Coral Toh is a Director of the firm’s Asia-Pacific trade mark practices and a Principal of Spruson and Ferguson’s…
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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
Le Hong Minh
Principal, Director Singapore, Engineering / ICT Leader Asia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+65 6333 7200 minh.le@spruson.com
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology with a Master of Technological Design degree, specialising in product…
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology…
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Australian Designs Information Kit
Australian Designs Information Kit
The design information kit provides an overview on registration process of designs both domestically and internationally.

Latest Designs News & Insights
IPOS extends SG IP FAST Programme and ends File-To-Grant Programme
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently announced that it will extend the SG IP FAST programme…
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently…
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IP Australia releases the Australian Intellectual Property Report 2022
IP Australia have just released their tenth edition of the ‘Australian Intellectual Property Report’ (the Report), and for those with an interest in the number of filings in the…
IP Australia have just released their tenth edition of the ‘Australian Intellectual Property Report’ (the Report), and for those…
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It’s fast approaching Easter, and apart from being a Christian festival commemorating the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, and…
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Going live: Amendments to the Australian Designs Act
Following on from our previous report on 30 September 2021, we remind you that following Royal Assent on 10 September 2021, the amendments within the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council…
Following on from our previous report on 30 September 2021, we remind you that following Royal Assent on 10…
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