Life sciences and health tech

Global issues in human and animal health, food sustainability and food security touch all our lives. The world’s growing and ageing population means that there has never been a greater need for life sciences innovation. Our passionate, expert and approachable attorneys understand the unique challenges of innovating in the multidisciplinary life sciences and health tech sector. We provide robust IP procurement, management and enforcement strategies as well as pragmatic, clear advice.

Case studies

Case Study

Anonymous medical client

Taking a scalpel to a European patent

We identified a fatal flaw and entirely revoked a competitor’s patent on the rare basis of insufficiency.

Case Study

Extract Technology

Securing patent rights before a product launch

When you need patents drafted quickly for a very technical product, it helps to bring in a real industry expert to get to grips with the invention.

Case Study

Brandon Medical

Lighting the way for new medical technology

When securing patent protection for a number of complex aspects of an invention, the ability to submit robust technical arguments is key.

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Shanks vs Unilever — opening the floodgates? Important lessons for employers after inventor awarded £2m

In an important decision, an employee inventor has been awarded £2m after a 13-year legal battle.

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IP tips

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What is Freedom to Operate (FTO) in relation to patents and IP?

What is Freedom to Operate (FTO) — and how do I minimise my risk of patent infringement?

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