We’re committed to helping clients make important strategic decisions about their intellectual property. Our guides and publications are tailored to a specific service and/or technology and are authored by our experienced professional staff.


IP Strategy

IP Health Checklist
IP Health Checklist
The IP Health Checklist provides key considerations to help you distinguish the importance of protecting your IP assets.
IP Strategy for Start-Ups
IP Strategy for Start-Ups
This IP strategy guide provides key considerations on how to leverage your startup through your IP
Are You ‘Swiping Right’ to Protect Your Software?
Are You ‘Swiping Right’ to Protect Your Software?
This guide provides an overview on the key considerations in protecting your software IP.

Patents

Patents Snapshot (Asia-Pacific)
Patents Snapshot (Asia-Pacific)
The Patents Snapshot provides an overview of filing statistics and key issues within Asia-Pacific.
Patent Snapshot (Asia-Pacific) - 日本語
Patent Snapshot (Asia-Pacific) – 日本語
Spruson & Ferguson Patents Snapshot (Asia-Pacific) – アジア-パシフィック諸国の出願統計、および手続き面の特徴をご紹介します。
Patents Snapshot (South-Pacific)
Patents Snapshot (South-Pacific)
The Patents Snapshot provides information on filing statistics and key issues throughout the South-Pacific region.
Australian Patents Information Kit
Australian Patents Information Kit
This guide provides an overview on what patents are, how to obtain a patent in Australia and information on filing patents in overseas jurisdictions

Trade Marks

Protect Your Brand – Trade Marks Simplified
Protect Your Brand – Trade Marks Simplified
This trade marks guide provides an introductory overview on how to distinguish and protect your brand through trade marks.
Trade Marks Guide for Australia
Trade Marks Guide for Australia
The Trade Marks Guide for Australia provides a comprehensive overview of trade marks and their place in the commercial world.
Trade Marks Snapshot
Trade Marks Snapshot
The Trade Marks Snapshot provides an up to date guide on filing non-use and opposition requirements across the Asia-Pacific.

Designs

Designs Snapshot
Designs Snapshot
The Designs Snapshot provides a brief overview on the requirements and specifications on designs in various jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific region.
Australian Designs Information Kit
Australian Designs Information Kit
The Australian Design Information kit provides an overview on registration process of designs both domestically and internationally.

Firm Brochures

About Spruson & Ferguson
About Spruson & Ferguson
About Spruson & Ferguson provides a brief overview of Spruson & Ferguson.
About Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers
About Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers
About Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers provides a brief overview of our IP Law services.
About Spruson & Ferguson – 日本語
About Spruson & Ferguson – 日本語
About Spruson & Ferguson (Japanese translation) provides a brief overview of Spruson & Ferguson.
About Spruson & Ferguson – 中文
About Spruson & Ferguson – 中文
About Spruson & Ferguson (Chinese translation) provides a brief overview of Spruson & Ferguson.

Latest News & Insights
Australia: Is an International Trade Mark Application right for you?
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application in each country of interest, via local attorneys (the ‘direct method’);…
When protecting a trade mark in foreign countries, there are two options for Australian businesses to consider: You can file an application…
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Spruson & Ferguson recognised in WTR 1000
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been highly recommended in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR). 
Spruson & Ferguson has once again been highly recommended in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000…
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What are unjustified threats and the rights of a patent owner?
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many owners are familiar with the concept of unjustified threats. This article…
Most patent owners will know that a patent will protect their inventions during the term of the patent. However, not many…
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Myanmar’s new patent law
On 11 March 2019, the Myanmar Parliament enacted the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7/2019 (“Patent Law”) heralding the dawn of a new era in patent registration in Myanmar. Whilst…
On 11 March 2019, the Myanmar Parliament enacted the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7/2019 (“Patent Law”) heralding the dawn…
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