Taking inspiration from the natural world to create efficient and elegant solutions to engineering challenges has become a popular process, and IP is often the key to the successful development and commercialisation of this technology. 

HGF’s biomimetics IP team advises organisations involved in all stages of biomimetic engineering, providing tailored advice from the conception phase, where the final use might not yet be clear, through to commercialisation.  

The team’s experience and unique mix of academic, technical, and legal backgrounds, across life sciences and engineering, allows for the crafting and implementation of an IP strategy that matches a client’s particular requirements, be that licensing the technology, product development, or commercialisation. 

With particular expertise in biomimetic technology for aerospace, manufacturing, sensors and robotics, HGF works with academic institutions and businesses to create bespoke IP strategies, secure IP protection, perform landscaping or clearance searches, provide due diligence advice for licensing, and advise companies on IP strategies to enhance their business plan.

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UPC moves one step closer to 2022 launch

The Austrian parliament has completed the legislative procedure to ratify the Protocol on the provisional application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (the “Protocol”; see here). When deposited, …

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Event - 9th December 2021

Technology Transfer Primer - IP Management: AI and 5G in healthcare

The University of Hong Kong is hosting a webinar on ‘IP Management: AI and 5G in healthcare’ on 9th December 2021 with HGF’s Partner Dr Chris Benson and Patent Director …

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Next Pro-Chancellor appointed at the University of Leeds

A Leeds alumnus has been appointed as the next Pro-Chancellor of the University of Leeds. A lawyer by background, with a strong track record in leadership in education and social …

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If you would like to discuss how HGF could help you, contact one of our biomimetics specialists.