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
Russell Davies
Managing Director, Australia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+61 2 9393 0100 russell.davies@spruson.com
Russell is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Australia). Prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson in August 2020 as Managing Director, Russell held the position of Executive General Manager…
Russell is the Managing Director of Spruson & Ferguson (Australia). Prior to joining Spruson & Ferguson in August 2020 as…
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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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Introduction In 2020, both IP Australia and the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (“IPONZ”) introduced updated fee schedules, with…
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