A vast amount of research and development is required to produce the household chemicals that many people take for granted. For example, there is an ongoing requirement for less impactful but equally, or more, efficacious products. The nature of this inherently fast-paced and competitive industry means that robust IP protection is critical.
HGF has one of the largest and most experienced chemistry patent attorney teams in Europe. Our team specialises in IP relating all areas of household products including surfactants, stabilisers, colourants, disinfectants, washing powders, dishwasher products, personal grooming products, sanitary wear and bandages, as well as the fundamental chemical engineering required for the production of these products.
Our expertise encompasses portfolio management, IP strategy advice, invention capture, drafting and filing patent applications, patent prosecution and infringement analysis. We have experience of handling contentious proceedings and a number of our experienced patent attorneys specialise in complex and high-value multi-party opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
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
HGF Partners Craig Thomson and Dr Andrew Wells will be presenting a webinar on ‘Attracting Big Pharma to the Microbiome Field’ on 8th July. Join ‘Attracting Big Pharma to the Microbiome Field’ webinar by Arrowhead …Event details
IAM has launched a new publication IAM Global Leaders. It features interviews with many of the world’s foremost private practice patent experts. All the leaders listed as IAM Global Leaders …Read article