With real-world experience backed by an extensive support network extending from Australia across the Asia-Pacific, our specialist Spruson & Ferguson trade mark, patent and design attorneys in Melbourne advise and act for clients across a diverse range of industries and sectors.

Melbourne

Level 33, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
Rory Anderson
Principal
Patents: Engineering
+61 3 8637 7131 rory.anderson@spruson.com
Rory’s practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, conducting patent oppositions; and advising on patentability, patent validity, and infringement advice. He has experience prosecuting patent families for local…
Rory’s practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, conducting patent oppositions; and advising on patentability, patent validity,…
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Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Matthew Stewart
Associate
Patents: Chemical & Life Science
+61 3 8637 7131 matthew.stewart@spruson.com
Matthew completed a Bachelor of Science in Medical, Forensic and Analytical Chemistry from Victoria University, graduating with First Class Honours in 2003. In 2009 Matthew was awarded a PhD…
Matthew completed a Bachelor of Science in Medical, Forensic and Analytical Chemistry from Victoria University, graduating with First Class…
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Melbourne, Australia
Peter Hallett
Solicitor
Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers: Litigation & Commercialisation, Trade Marks
+61 3 8637 7131 peter.hallett@spruson.com
Peter Hallett has recently joined Spruson & Ferguson as a Principal in the firm’s new Melbourne office. Peter is a highly experienced lawyer and trade mark practitioner, with more…
Peter Hallett has recently joined Spruson & Ferguson as a Principal in the firm’s new Melbourne office. Peter is…
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Melbourne Patent Services

Spruson & Ferguson provide a range of patent-related services across multiple industries and all fields of technologies. Our patent attorneys in Melbourne have extensive expertise advising and acting for entrepreneurs, startups, major corporations and research firms.

Our experienced Spruson & Ferguson patent attorneys are Asia-Pacific specialists and can assist with:

  • Filing and prosecution patent applications in the Asia-Pacific 
  • Patent novelty and infringement searches
  • Patent opposition proceedings
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Invention patentability advice 
  • Patent specification drafts
  • Patent monitoring
  • Patent renewals

Additionally, our patent attorneys in Melbourne help clients with patent licensing and technology transfers, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Other IP Services

Melbourne is an important commercial centre for Australia, and our experienced team provides clients with high quality and commercially relevant intellectual property services. In addition to Spruson & Ferguson offering access to expert patent attorneys in Melbourne, our firm is also a leader in other IP services, which include: 

Trade Marks

The Spruson & Ferguson Melbourne office is renowned throughout the Asia-Pacific for its highly experienced trade mark practitioners who provide a comprehensive range of trade mark services for local and global clients.

Design Registration

Our experienced IP attorneys in Melbourne have worked extensively with Victorian clients to obtain and enforce registered design protection. Once registered, a design can be a valuable commercial asset that gives a business exclusive rights to use, license or sell it. 

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