A fast-moving and highly competitive sector, food technology covers an area with health, sustainability and economics at the heart of innovation.
The food industry is evolving to meet demand to bring new, greener, healthier products to market in the most cost effective way possible. This, in turn, is driving significant developments in food production processes, new and improved ingredients and food products.
HGF’s food technology team works with businesses at every level to maximise competitive advantage, from major global brands, to start-up companies and their investors, advising on every IP aspect of the food production process, the product itself and packaging. Our specialist attorneys tap into their scientific backgrounds and current knowledge of the latest food tech advances to develop commercially-focused, multidisciplinary IP strategies.
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
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The 2021 EPO Guidelines provide much needed guidance on how to protect antibodies in Europe. Biological drugs including therapeutic antibodies have become increasingly important to the pharmaceutical industry. The European …Read article
Opportunities for additional pharmaceutical product patent protection in Europe, based on the use of a drug to treat a patient exhibiting a biomarker indicative of drug response. Recent years have …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
To waive, or not to waive, that is the question. The earliest identified date of a patient presenting with symptoms of a “novel coronavirus” in Wuhan, China is reported to …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
‘IP & data protection for alternative proteins: how to protect your products in the EU’ webinar will be held on Tuesday 18th May. Join this webinar by BGP, HGF & …Event details