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
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Brisbane, Australia
Adam Luxton
Principal, Engineering / ICT Leader Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 7 3011 2200 adam.luxton@spruson.com
Adam has over 15 years of experience in patents, designs and trade marks, with a robust technical background in Mining Engineering and Software Engineering. He has a proven track…
Adam has over 15 years of experience in patents, designs and trade marks, with a robust technical background in…
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Hong Kong, China
Coral Toh
Principal, Managing Director Hong Kong, Director of Trade Marks Asia-Pacific
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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Jakarta, Indonesia
Marolita Setiati Anwar
Director Indonesia
Patents: Engineering, Designs
+62 21 252 3853 Marolita.Anwar@spruson.com
Marolita Setiati Anwar is the Director of PT Spruson & Ferguson Indonesia. Marolita has considerable experience in patent practice in Indonesia. Prior to joining the firm, Marolita worked for fifteen…
Marolita Setiati Anwar is the Director of PT Spruson & Ferguson Indonesia. Marolita has considerable experience in patent practice…
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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
A comparison of the Australian designs system vs. key overseas jurisdictions
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years. See, for example: Australian Designs Law – Key features to…
Our team of designs specialists has written extensively about filing strategies concerning registered designs in Australia over the years….
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Case Note: Olvey & Sketo v Danko & Gabrys [2019] APO 42
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
This case highlights the importance of maintaining comprehensive records throughout the ideation and development stage of your invention.   
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IPOS Introduces New Programmes to Spur Innovation
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Lloyd’s Asia, and Antares Underwriting Asia, have launched an initiative to support innovative enterprises as they enter global markets. Called the Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative…
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Lloyd’s Asia, and Antares Underwriting Asia, have launched an initiative to support innovative enterprises…
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