In a high-tech industry, confronted with the challenges of cheaper, lower grade alternatives coming onto the market, along with increasing automation, progress in this area of technology is a highly complex, demanding IP dexterity and extensive technical insight.
HGF works with universities and international blue chip companies’ IP departments, across automotive, communications, computing, consumer electronics, energy, industrial, manufacturing, medical devices and semiconductor industries. With excellent technical knowledge and a history of client relationships in this area that span over two decades, the testing, measurements and electronics team encompasses a breadth of in-depth experience that covers the expansive technical subject matter involved in this field.
From the drafting, filing and prosecution of engineering, electronics and software patents, to registered design filings, clearance searching, competitor monitoring and opposition work, HGF’s specialist attorneys often work with testing, measurements and electronics clients on a semi-in house basis to ensure a consistent global portfolio.
HGF launched the next phase of its European expansion with the opening of its new business in France based in its 22nd European office, in Rennes, France. The office will …Read article
Pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent applications also make top 10 most patented. Recent statistics published by the EPO show that a total of 14,295 European patent applications were filed in 2020 …Read article
Is your software/app a medical device? For over 10 years now, software used for medical purposes might be classified as a medical device under EU law. The rules were initially …Read article
Exploring the growth of patents for connected medical devices, and how best to protect them. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to change our lives by creating a connected …Read article
HGF in Europe and Knobbe Martens in the US are holding a joint webinar on 9th June. In this webinar we will explore considerations for implementing an effective strategy to …Event details
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
HGF is a silver sponsor at the Children Health Technology (CHT) Conference 2021. CHT 2021 will bring together healthcare professionals, industry experts, engineers, designers, academics, and patient representatives around one …Event details