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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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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Latest 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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South Korea signals intention to join the CPTPP (the “IP lite” TPP)
South Korea has recently decided to join the “CPTPP”, otherwise known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.   The CPTPP is what remains of the “TPPA-11” (which…
South Korea has recently decided to join the “CPTPP”, otherwise known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific…
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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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