Spruson & Ferguson has one of the most diversely qualified mechanical engineering practice groups in Asia-Pacific with an unparalleled depth of technical knowledge and experience.

With qualifications in mechanical, aeronautical and mechatronic engineering, and direct industry experience in the automotive, aerospace, legal, military, medical, manufacturing and mining fields, the mechanical group has the expertise and experience to provide the most technically and commercially viable advice to the clients with inventions in the fields of mechanical engineering.

The members of our mechanical team apply their knowledge of complexities of patent law and many years of experience as patent attorneys to draft, prosecute and manage patent applications in various countries. The group’s diverse client base ranges from individual inventors, start-ups and local companies to large multinational corporations with extensive regional patent portfolios in automotive, mining, construction, manufacturing, transport, healthcare and consumer products sectors.

Medical Devices

Spruson & Ferguson’s mechanical engineering practice group has developed a specialisation in drafting and prosecution of patent applications in medical device and related technologies. Our patent attorneys utilise their specific medical technology expertise and previous industry experience in product R&D in the medical devices field to assist clients in pursuing patent protection of their medical inventions in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Spruson & Ferguson’s mechanical team in close collaboration with other groups of the firm and Engineers Australia, published the Intellectual Property Manual for the Engineering Team – an electronic manual aimed to provide assistance in relation to IP issues at the various levels within an engineering organisation.

Our Engineering/ICT Team


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