As the demand for patent protection continues to grow throughout the world, patents provide a critical competitive element for new products, processes and equipment in the global economy, providing protection, adding to product marketability and maximising revenue.
With backgrounds in engineering, electronics, physics, chemistry and life sciences, along with business and deep academic technical experience, HGF’s expertise goes well beyond drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Our multi-disciplinary team work with businesses to deliver a strategic IP advantage, through harvesting, securing, commercialising and exploiting IP for established and emerging industries.
Our specialist attorneys and lawyers have significant experience in oral proceedings, oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office and national patent offices, as well as in enforcing IP through proceedings before European national courts.
We’ve built our business by recruiting and developing specialists, not generalists. When it comes to protecting your ideas and business, you want to know you’re working with the best – people who truly understand your sector and the potential of your IP.
HGF’s team has patent professionals from an array of academic and business backgrounds. Our team-based approach ensures our clients benefit from the very best strategic advice from people who understand not only the legal environment but also the practical side of your business.
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