IP Protection for

Exporters

Protect Your Intellectual Property (IP) Abroad

Spruson & Ferguson has a wealth of experience in helping Australian businesses secure their IP rights in Australia and overseas. As a proactive contributor in export-assistance programmes, Spruson & Ferguson has been educating and supporting Australian exporters on IP matters and has been partnering with other service providers to help businesses be more readily prepared with all aspects of their export journey.

Search for Earlier IP Rights
Patent Registration and Enforcement
Trade Mark Registration and Enforcement
IP Licensing and Agreements
IP Tips and Resources for Exporters
Exporting products or services can be a long journey with many aspects and variables involved. Here are some useful IP tips for you to consider when exporting.
IP Guide for Exporters
IP Guide for Exporters
What you need to know about IP when exporting overseas.
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Exporters – Are You Giving Away Your Important Business Assets?
In my experience Australia is a ‘clever country’ and Australian businesses frequently produce highly innovative products and processes. However, I have often seen that business owners are sometimes too…
In my experience Australia is a ‘clever country’ and Australian businesses frequently produce highly innovative products and processes. However,…
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Australia: Is an International Trade Mark Application right for you?
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application in each country of interest, via local attorneys (the ‘direct method’);…
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application…
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Export Support from Government and Industry Bodies

Our teams have a history of engaging with peak private and Government export bodies and agencies, including the Export Council of Australia, Austrade, Trade & Investment Queensland, Ai Group, and Export Finance Australia. We have also been a consistent sponsor of the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. Our trusted network of experts include grant writers, banks, accountants, international lawyers, logistics and shipping companies, and translation companies.

  • Austrade

    https://www.austrade.gov.au/

    The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is Australia’s leading trade and investment agency. Austrade connects Australian businesses to the world and the world to Australian businesses, big or small, helping navigate complex overseas markets and making it easier for them to go global.

  • Export Council of Australia (ECA)

    https://www.export.org.au/

    The Export Council of Australia (ECA) has the development of Australia’s resources via the promotion of Australian industry in international markets as their primary goal. This is achieved by conducting international market researching, breaking down barriers to trade, building global networks and informing Australian trade policy. Spruson & Ferguson are proud sponsors of ECA.

  • Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ)

    https://www.tiq.qld.gov.au/

    Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) provides information and advice to help Queensland companies take advantage of export opportunities in markets around the world. TIQ assists in consultation and planning, providing services such as exporting resources and business grant support to new and established businesses.

     

Export Team Members
Brisbane, Australia
Dr. Gint Silins
Principal
Patents: Chemical & Life Science, Designs
+61 7 3011 2200 gint.silins@spruson.com
Gint draws on 20 years’ experience as an IP professional to provide comprehensive assistance to businesses seeking to secure IP protection in Australia and overseas. Gint specialises in protecting…
Gint draws on 20 years’ experience as an IP professional to provide comprehensive assistance to businesses seeking to secure…
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Sydney, Australia
Sylvie Tso
Principal
Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers: Commercialisation, Trade Marks
+61 2 9393 0100 sylvie.tso@spruson.com
Sylvie is a lawyer as well as a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and has over 20 years of experience in the IP field. Sylvie advises clients on…
Sylvie is a lawyer as well as a registered Australian Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and has over 20…
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Sydney, Australia
Daniel Wilson
Principal, Trade Marks Leader Australia
Trade Marks
+61 2 9393 0100 daniel.wilson@spruson.com
Daniel Wilson is a registered Australian trade marks attorney. Daniel’s practice covers all aspects of trade mark registration, protection and enforcement in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and…
Daniel Wilson is a registered Australian trade marks attorney. Daniel’s practice covers all aspects of trade mark registration, protection…
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Sydney, Australia
Ryan Boe
Senior Associate
Patents: Engineering & ICT
+61 2 9393 0100 ryan.boe@spruson.com
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science (Physics) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to entering the intellectual property profession, Ryan worked as a Mechanical Fabrication…
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science (Physics) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to entering…
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Melbourne, Australia
Jacqueline Chelebian
Special Counsel
Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers: Litigation & Commercialisation, Trade Marks
+61 2 9393 0100 jacqueline.chelebian@spruson.com
Jacqueline is a Special Counsel with Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers in the Litigation team. She is a commercial litigator, specialising in intellectual property disputes. As a lawyer, registered Australian trade…
Jacqueline is a Special Counsel with Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers in the Litigation team. She is a commercial litigator,…
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