HGF’s life sciences attorneys understand the challenges associated with commercially focused IP management and can advise on the pertinent issues, from invention conception through to patent term extension, to maximise the value of intellectual property.
As one of Europe’s largest groups of specialist life science attorneys, HGF has the wealth of technical and legal expertise to deliver truly global, commercially-focused strategies.
From protecting new research from Europe’s most prestigious universities, to high-profile oppositions for international healthcare companies on market-leading technologies, the team possesses in-depth legal experience. Particular technical expertise within the group covers the fields of food technology, microbiome for therapeutic purposes, cell and gene therapy, bioinformatics, cleantech, AgBio, immunobiology, gene editing technologies, personalised medicine, bioprocessing and anti-infectives.
In addition, our life sciences attorneys work closely with our IP lawyers in relation to life cycle agreements such as MTAs, R&D collaborations, companion diagnostics, IP licensing, clinical trials through to commercial manufacturing and supply, and litigation.
Bioforward, OBN’s ‘Roadmap for Growth’ Life Sciences event is set to take place at The King’s Centre in Oxford on Tuesday 26th September 2023. This event is designed to provide the support, skills, know-how …Event details
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In recent years, there has been significant progress in understanding the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) to the value of companies. This has included an increase in awareness of the …Read article
We are happy to announce the Leaders League rankings for 2023 are now live, and HGF is basking in the spotlight with multiple mentions across various categories. This recognition reaffirms …Read article
Since the UK’s departure from the EU Trade Mark and Design System (EU IPO) at the end of 2020, non-UK Attorneys have been allowed to act as representatives for these …Read article
We are delighted to announce that HGF received the Silver Award at the Leaders League Alliance Summit: Law & Innovation for Best IP Advisor UK & Ireland! The Leaders League …Read article
Any electronic communications sent from the EPO on or after 1 November 2023 will no longer have the “ten day rule” applied to them. This means that electronic correspondence are …Read article