IP protection for chemistry & materials technology

Our chemistry and materials IP attorneys work with industry leading companies, universities and SMEs to provide proactive and comprehensive IP protection advice. Our specialisms include advanced materials, catalysis, ceramics, electrochemistry (battery and fuel cells), metallurgy, coatings and surface chemistry, medical devices and nanotechnology, as well as coatings and polymers for all manner of applications such as packaging, 3D printing and synthetic rubbers.

Our attorneys prepare patent specifications and obtain granted patents at the UKIPO and the EPO. We have considerable experience of EPO opposition and appeal procedures, which enables us to propose insightful IP protection strategies both locally and internationally. Our team works hand-in-hand with other specialist technology teams such as automotive, software and electronics to provide you with a wide range of multi-skilled attorneys, all with different technical backgrounds relevant to your specific needs. We endeavour to act as an extension of your in-house team, build long-term relationships and provide responsive, clear and concise communication.

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Case studies

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Submer Technologies SL

Building a global IP portfolio for the pandemic and beyond

We helped a next-generation datacentre solutions provider to build a global IP portfolio which secures its assets through the pandemic and beyond.

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Switch Packaging Specialists Ltd

Switching out plastic packaging — how to protect innovation without patents or designs

There's always a way to protect your business — find out how we used trade marks when patent and design protection was impossible.

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Colour Tone Masterbatch Ltd

A masterstroke in plastic recycling

We secured global patent protection for a new black colourant for plastics which will enable more to be recycled using infrared sorting technology.

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