The Chemical and Materials Group is well positioned to assist in all areas of chemistry, with expert attorneys specialising in pharmaceutical and synthetic organic chemistry, inorganic and solid-state chemistry, metallurgy and materials science. We have experienced the distinctive challenges and opportunities of this sector first-hand and are excellently placed to advise on your commercial strategy. Major industrial companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, university research departments and start-ups alike call upon our technical and commercial sense. Our chemical patent attorneys will guide you through complex issues and develop a comprehensive IP strategy tailored to your commercial ambition.

We can help from the drafting of patent applications through to prosecution, enforcement and litigation support. We also offer IP risk assessments to help you minimise the risk of your prospective new ventures.

We belong to respected professional bodies such as International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) (UK) and AIPPI International Membership Committee which not only means we are at the forefront of developments in the market but also, as board members, contribute to shaping of the IP legal sector.

Below are some of the areas in which we can assist:

  • Agrochemicals
  • Alloys, ceramics and glasses
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Catalysis
  • Chemical engineering
  • Dyes, pigments and coatings
  • Electrochemistry and battery technology
  • Environmental chemistry and green technology
  • Food technology
  • Fuel
  • Lubricants, fuels and additives
  • Nanotechnology
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry
  • Polymers
  • Semiconductor and electronic materials
  • Water treatment and waste processing

Experience

We have assisted numerous clients with complex European Patent Office (EPO) oppositions, using our extensive knowledge of the sectors we cover and our considerable combined experience handling matters on a local, national and international basis.

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