31 May, 2016

Spruson & Ferguson opens Thailand office

Spruson & Ferguson opens Thailand office

Spruson & Ferguson is pleased to announce that we have further strengthened our regional capability and IP service offering with the opening today of an office in Bangkok, Thailand.

Spruson & Ferguson’s Thailand office will provide patent and trade mark attorney services, as well as all other intellectual property services, in Thailand and the Mekong region (Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia). The team will also assist on trade mark matters across South East Asia.

The office will be overseen by respected IP lawyer, Daniel Greif, who has recently joined Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) as a Principal.

Dan specialises in all aspects of trade mark law representing a wide variety of major global brand owners and SMEs on trade mark matters in Thailand and South East Asia. During his career Dan has worked for some of the world’s largest brands, including as in-house international trade mark counsel for The Coca-Cola Company and senior trade mark counsel for Sony Corporation.

The Spruson & Ferguson IP team in Thailand will also include other award-winning IP lawyers and other legal professionals, who have transferred to the firm as part of an agreement with Siam Premier, a leading Bangkok law firm. Spruson & Ferguson Thailand will also be able to draw on Siam Premier’s litigation capabilities, where required.

Spruson & Ferguson CEO, Dr Andrew Blattman said:

“With the growth in IP filings and other IP matters in Thailand, we saw a need to support our clients by providing a local presence and expertise, and the ability to file directly in this market.  The opening of the Thailand office brings together a highly skilled team, who strengthen the firm’s ability to offer a seamless IP service across the region.”

“We welcome Dan and the Thailand team to Spruson & Ferguson.”

Spruson & Ferguson provides IP services in 25 countries across Asia and the South Pacific and is one of the only IP firms with true regional capability, knowledge and experience. The firm’s Jakarta, Indonesia office opened in March 2016 and the firm reopened its Singapore and Malaysia trade mark practices in 2015. Spruson & Ferguson has offices in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and a representative office in China.


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