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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Spruson & Ferguson a gold sponsor of IPBC Australasia
Spruson & Ferguson is delighted to be a gold sponsor of this week’s IP Business Congress (IPBC) Southeast Asia in Singapore.
Spruson & Ferguson is delighted to be a gold sponsor of this week’s IP Business Congress (IPBC) Southeast Asia…
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Patent term extensions in Singapore
Singapore currently stands as the only country in the Southeast Asian region where Patent Term Extensions (PTE) are possible, at least in theory. In practice, however, the stringent conditions…
Singapore currently stands as the only country in the Southeast Asian region where Patent Term Extensions (PTE) are possible,…
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Patentability of known pharmaceutical substances in the Philippines
According to the Philippines Intellectual Property Code, the following in relation to pharmaceutical substances are not patent eligible and do not possess inventive step: the mere discovery of a new…
According to the Philippines Intellectual Property Code, the following in relation to pharmaceutical substances are not patent eligible and…
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