The food science industry is innovative and extremely competitive. In particular sectors, patent protection is widely used to provide a competitive edge.
The HGF chemistry team has particular expertise in the food science field. The HGF chemistry team has particular expertise in protecting flavouring compositions, food preservatives, nutraceuticals, food and chewing gum formulations and food production and processing technologies.
Our IP expertise encompasses IP strategy advice, invention capture, drafting and filing patent applications, patent prosecution, portfolio management and infringement analysis. We also have experience of handling contentious proceedings and a number of our experienced patent attorneys specialise in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. We are regularly involved with complex and high-value multi-party oppositions.
We are well positioned to advise our clients in relation to all aspects of food science IP and have a reputation for providing high quality, pragmatic and commercially-focused advice.
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
The prevention of cancer and development of more effective strategies to detect precursors and early-stage cancers, when treatment may be most effective, remain critical societal goals. The 2020 Bionow Oncology Conference …Event details