Spruson & Ferguson provides a comprehensive range of services for the protection, commercialisation, enforcement and management of all forms of intellectual property including patents, trade marks and designs.

Our comprehensive range of IP services includes:

  • drafting patent specifications for all technologies
  • filing and prosecuting patent, design and trade mark applications
  • patent and trade mark opposition proceedings
  • advice on infringement and validity of patents, trade marks and designs
  • patent, trade mark and design watches, patent and design novelty and infringement searches
  • trade mark use policing and dedicated trade mark searching services
  • assistance with copyright, domain names, plant breeder’s rights and other IP
  • advice on IP enforcement
  • IP portfolio management including IP audits and IP mapping
  • IP litigation and dispute resolution
  • IP commercialisation services including the drafting and negotiation of licenses, joint ventures and R&D collaborations, and advice on the establishment and funding of new technology ventures.


Through Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) and Spruson & Ferguson (Australia) we have the capacity to provide expert representation throughout the Asian region, Australia & New Zealand and South Pacific Islands.