HGF Office

Basel

OBC Suisse AG
Aeschengraben 29
4051 Basel
Switzerland

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HGF is dedicated to providing a comprehensive service both across Switzerland and internationally. Contact us to find out how we can work with your business.

Tel. +41 (0)61 225 4480

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Conveniently located in the city centre, HGF Basel opened in February 2016 as part of our ongoing expansion into continental Europe.

Providing responsive and commercially focused advice to clients internationally and throughout Switzerland, the locally-based attorneys specialise in pharmaceuticals, life sciences, medical devices and chemistry fields. This covers patent drafting and prosecution, IP strategy and IP due diligence.

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Latest updates

Gender diversity at the UPC

In Europe, women remain grossly under-represented in research and innovation. A recent study by the European Patent Office (EPO) found that only 13.2% of inventors in Europe are women. The …

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Event - 29th November 2022

LSPN Europe 2022

HGF is a silver sponsor of LSPN Europe 2022 on 29th November in London. This event will explore some of the biggest challenges facing the Life Sciences Patent Community right now …

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Oral Proceedings by videoconference (VICO) in oppositions proceedings to become permanent

The pilot project for oral proceedings in opposition proceedings by video conference (VICO) started during the pandemic and has received positive feedback.[1] The President of the EPO has therefore declared …

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Event - 9th December 2022

Health Tech Conference 2022

HGF is a premium sponsor of the pro-manchester Health Tech conference on Friday 9th December. This conference looks at exploring what new and innovative ideas have been developed in the past …

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Comparing the value of European vs Unitary Patent Validation

The EPO’s European patent system is on the brink of the biggest change in a generation – from 2023 it is expected that a new unitary patent (UP) will become …

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EPO sets start of Unitary Patent transitional measures as 1 January 2023

The EPO has announced that it intends to adjust the start date of its transitional measures for Unitary Patents (UP) to 1 January 2023. From that date, applicants who have …

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