Introducing the new Spruson & Ferguson brand
Today, Spruson & Ferguson is proud to unveil our new brand. Our new brand builds on our position as a market leader in intellectual property services, and defines what will...
Today, Spruson & Ferguson is proud to unveil our new brand. Our new brand builds on our position as a...
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Allowability of provisos in patent claims under Australian Patent Law
An amendment of a complete specification is not allowable at any time if the amendment would result in the specification claiming or disclosing matter that “extends beyond” that disclosed...
An amendment of a complete specification is not allowable at any time if the amendment would result in the...
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Lord of the Wings trade mark refused in Middle-earth
Since the release of The Lord of the Rings film franchise in 2001, New Zealand has been synonymous with “Middle-earth”. New Zealand tourism and traders jumped on the Tolkien...
Since the release of The Lord of the Rings film franchise in 2001, New Zealand has been synonymous with...
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Ten top tips for buying a business with intellectual property
Intellectual property (IP) often confers a competitive advantage to a business, such as by increasing the business’ operational efficiency or elevating the quality of its product and services offerings....
Intellectual property (IP) often confers a competitive advantage to a business, such as by increasing the business’ operational efficiency...
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Spruson & Ferguson recognised in WTR 1000 2024
Spruson & Ferguson are pleased to once again be included in World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 2024, with four jurisdiction listings and nine recommended individuals featured. Spruson & Ferguson has...
Spruson & Ferguson are pleased to once again be included in World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 2024, with four...
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The 2023 IP year in review, and predictions for 2024
In Australia, February signals a return from the beach, children back to school after a long summer break and of course the usual traffic woes! At Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers,...
In Australia, February signals a return from the beach, children back to school after a long summer break and...
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China: Patent Guidelines for Examination – changes for AI, big data and software
On 21 December 2023, along with revised implementation rules for patent law, the China Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued an updated Guidelines for Patent Examination (the Guidelines). The changes...
On 21 December 2023, along with revised implementation rules for patent law, the China Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued...
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Apple ceases sales of its latest smartwatch models due to patent dispute
In response to ongoing patent litigation with California-based health monitoring technology company, Masimo Corporation, Apple Inc. has made the decision to cease sales of its latest smartwatch models, the...
In response to ongoing patent litigation with California-based health monitoring technology company, Masimo Corporation, Apple Inc. has made the...
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