Spruson & Ferguson appoints seven new Principals


Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new Principals across the firm as part of the 2018 promotions.

Principal appointments have been made in the firm’s Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore offices and were part of a broader group of 23 promotions made firm-wide.  As well as the seven Principal appointments, two Special Counsel, six Senior Associate and eight Associate promotions were announced.

Kristian Robinson, Spruson & Ferguson Managing Director – Asia and Director of Patents Asia-Pacific said the promotions reflected the firm’s commitment to nurturing talented professionals and providing rewarding career paths.

“We’re pleased to recognise such a large group of talented IP professionals in this year’s promotions,” he said. “These promotions reflect our continued growth and commitment to providing our clients with the highest quality IP services across the region.”

Tracey Berger, Managing Director – Sydney/Melbourne and Director of Trade Marks Asia-Pacific said it was especially pleasing to include the firm’s new Brisbane team in this year’s promotions.

“With the merger between Spruson & Ferguson, Cullens and Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans now complete, we have an exciting year ahead with our expanded Australian team working together as a truly regional IP firm. Congratulations to all those recognised in the 2018 promotions.”


2018 Principal Appointments

Ayesha Lee, Engineering/ICT – Sydney

Jonathan Loh, Engineering/ICT – Singapore (from 1 January 2018)

Heather O’Kane, Engineering/ICT – Sydney

Serene Ong, Engineering/ICT – Singapore (from 1 January 2018)

Joerg Sosna, Trade Marks – Hong Kong

Daniel Wilson, Trade Marks – Sydney

Januar Yap, Engineering/ICT – Sydney


2018 Special Counsel Appointments

May Chan, Trade Marks – Hong Kong

Francesca Colubriale, Trade Marks – Sydney

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