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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Floreon

Global patent protection for award-winning bioplastics manufacturer

We helped an award-winning bioplastics manufacturer secure patent protection on route to transforming the packaging and electronics industries.

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BGF Investment Management Limited

Patent portfolio analysis helps secure £10m funding for next-gen battery tech developer

We undertook a due diligence assessment for a leading investment company to analyse the patent portfolio of a next-gen battery tech manufacturer.

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Submer Technologies SL

Building a global IP portfolio for the pandemic and beyond

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