Spruson & Ferguson is a top-tier firm with a 130-year history of providing intellectual property (IP) services and an established reputation as a high-quality provider of IP services to local and global companies.

Spruson & Ferguson is one of the leading intellectual property service providers in the Asia-Pacific with offices in Singapore, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. The firm services a diverse client base including many of the Fortune 500 companies. Each year Spruson & Ferguson provides services for over 3,000 clients. We are one of the only specialist intellectual property firms in the Asia-Pacific with true regional capability. We provide comprehensive patent prosecution services with a reach extending to over 25 countries.

Spruson & Ferguson remains the top filer in Singapore in FY18 and FY19 according to search data from the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. We were the number one filer of patents (by total volume) and also the number one filer of PCT applications in Singapore.

Top tier intellectual property firm
Highly qualified and experienced professionals
Direct filing capabilities in over 10 countries
Integrated and centralised service delivery across Asia-Pacific
400+
Employees
130+
Years
120
IP Professionals
9
Offices
25+
Countries Served

We have the regional capacity to service our clients in over 25 jurisdictions across 9 offices in the Asia-Pacific.

Awards & Recognitions

2020
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property
2020
Highly Recommended Firm for Patent Prosecution
Australia & Singapore
IAM Patent 1000
2019
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property IP Survey
2018
Top Tier Firm for Patent Prosecution Work
Australia & Singapore
Managing Intellectual Property
Key Team Members
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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Singapore, Singapore
Le Hong Minh
Principal, Director Singapore, Engineering / ICT Leader Asia
Patents: Engineering & ICT, Designs
+65 6333 7200 minh.le@spruson.com
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology with a Master of Technological Design degree, specialising in product…
Le Hong Minh graduated from a joint program between the National University of Singapore and Eindhoven University of Technology…
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Singapore, Singapore
Choo Chiou Yu
Principal, Director Singapore, Chemical / Life Sciences Leader Asia
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+65 6333 7200 chiouyu.choo@spruson.com
Chiou Yu is Head of the Chemical/Life Sciences team in Asia and is a registered Singapore patent attorney. Chiou Yu has extensive experience in patent practice in Asia…
Chiou Yu is Head of the Chemical/Life Sciences team in Asia and is a registered Singapore patent attorney. …
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