The chemical industry is constantly striving to find improved chemical processes that are more selective for the desired end products, less expensive to operate, and more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
The HGF chemistry team works extensively with major universities, multinational companies, SMEs and spin-outs to protect new catalyst technologies and the improved chemical processes they are applied to. We have particular expertise relating to new catalysts, catalytic supports and improved catalytic processes, supporting the steady strive for improvement.
Our expertise encompasses IP strategy advice, patent prosecution, drafting and filing patent applications, invention capture, portfolio management and infringement analysis. We are experienced at handling contentious proceedings and have experienced patent attorneys specialise who have handled opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. We are frequently involved with complex and high-value multi-party oppositions and are well positioned to advise our clients in relation to all aspects of catalysis IP. We provide high quality, pragmatic and commercially-focussed advice.
Case study – alt fat innovation Many companies and investors are aware of the importance of identifying and protecting their innovations, and in particular of the importance of obtaining patents …Read article
Join our webinar on 1st December, where speakers from Shiga, one of the leading IP firms in Japan, will present on ‘Patent eligibility of AI-related pharmaceutical inventions and practical tips …Event details
HGF and Knobbe Martens are holding a webinar on 3rd November. Challenging granted patents: a comparison between Europe and the US In this webinar we will compare and contrast mechanisms …Event details
The IAM Patent 1000 – the world’s leading patent professionals 2021 guide has now been published. HGF has 18 European attorneys listed. IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that …Read article
World Intellectual Property Day is on 26th April. This year’s theme is IP & SME’s: Taking your ideas to market. World IP day 2021 shines a light on the critical role of …Event details
HGF is attending IQPC Global IP Exchange Europe 2021 virtual event being held 9 – 10 March 2021. The Global IP Exchange exclusively brings together 90 expert Chief IP Counsel, Heads and …Event details
In 2021, HGF’s IP in Healthcare Conference will be delivered virtually through a series of webinars across January, February and March. The webinars will review the latest IP and related …Event details
This week, food giant Unilever announced a €1bn annual sales target for plant-based foods within the next 5-7 years, as part of its “Future Foods” program. This ambitious target is …Read article