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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Celebrating 25 years in Asia
Welcome to our Spruson & Ferguson 25 years in Asia report. Over the past quarter of a century, we have seen significant change and developments in both the Intellectual Property...
Welcome to our Spruson & Ferguson 25 years in Asia report. Over the past quarter of a century, we have...
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IPOS signals upcoming changes to examination guidelines in Singapore
Based on a circular released by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) on 6 October 2017, there will be upcoming changes to the examination guidelines in Singapore.
Based on a circular released by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) on 6 October 2017, there will...
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Indochina Updates – Developments in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued a Circular (No. 263/2016/TT-BTC) stipulating the official fees to be...
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued...
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Closure of the “Foreign Route”
The Singapore patent system has been to date a relatively liberal patent system, in that applicants can choose to place reliance on the allowance or grant of a corresponding...
The Singapore patent system has been to date a relatively liberal patent system, in that applicants can choose to...
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Benefits of Enhanced IP Cooperation Between Singapore and Cambodia
Earlier this year, we reported on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH).
Earlier this year, we reported on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and...
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Patent Practice Update – Brunei
Prior to 1 January 2012, patent protection in Brunei was obtained through the re-registration of a patent granted in the United Kingdom, Malaysia or Singapore. On 1 January...
Prior to 1 January 2012, patent protection in Brunei was obtained through the re-registration of a patent granted in...
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Cambodia and IPOS sign MOU
On 20 January 2015, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enhancing the ties between...
On 20 January 2015, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH)...
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Winthrop Pharmaceuticals (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Astrazeneca UK Limited
The High Court of Malaysia has delivered its judgment in Winthrop Pharmaceuticals (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Astrazeneca UK Limited, in which Spruson & Ferguson Asia Pte Ltd successfully assisted...
The High Court of Malaysia has delivered its judgment in Winthrop Pharmaceuticals (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Astrazeneca UK Limited,...
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Singapore Appointed by WIPO as an International Authority under the PCT
On 25 September 2014, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) was appointed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as an International Authority under the PCT. The...
On 25 September 2014, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) was appointed by the World Intellectual Property Organization...
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Indian Patent Office Guidelines for Examination of Pharmaceutical Inventions
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and non-uniform approach that has been adopted by the four offices...
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and...
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