Spruson & Ferguson provides a range of patent related services across multiple industries and technologies including:

  • Advice on the patentability of inventions
  • Filing and prosecution patent applications in Asia-Pacific regions
  • Drafting patent specifications
  • Patent novelty and infringement searches
  • Patent watching and monitoring
  • Patent opposition proceedings
  • Patent renewals
  • Portfolio management
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (via Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers)
  • Patent licensing and technology transfer (via Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers)

Our technology teams, including Chemical / Life Sciences, Engineering / ICT and Designs work together to support clients with inventions across a range of technologies.


Australian Patents Information Kit
Australian Patents Information Kit
The Patent information kit provides an overview on what patents are, how to obtain a patent in Australia and information on filing patents in overseas jurisdictions
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Singapore, Singapore
Kristian Robinson
Managing Director, Asia
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+65 6333 7200 kristian.robinson@spruson.com
Kristian Robinson is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Asia). Kristian is based in the Singapore head office of our Asian hub. Kristian has considerable experience in patent practice…
Kristian Robinson is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Asia). Kristian is based in the Singapore head office…
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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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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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Australian patent office refuses to extend the time for making biological deposits
The Budapest Treaty provides a mechanism whereby patent applicants can sufficiently “describe” a biological invention by making a deposit of biological material with a recognised international depositary authority. To…
The Budapest Treaty provides a mechanism whereby patent applicants can sufficiently “describe” a biological invention by making a deposit…
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