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.
Order of the classifications listed on the front of a patent and why it matters? On 1 June 2023, ASTELLAS INSTITUTE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE lodged a statement of revocation of …Read article
HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language webinar in cooperation with the BVIZ on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” on 16th of November 2023. The webinar will …Event details
The advent of commercial launch capabilities has opened up space as a unique frontier for innovation. However, in space, any acts of patent infringement almost always go unseen. Thus, it’s …Read article
Any 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 communications are deemed to …Read article
HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language seminar on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” in Salzburg and Dresden. The seminar will offer you the opportunity to gain …Event details
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
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare has ushered in a new era of personalised medicine, promising more effective and tailored treatments for patients. Traditional medical approaches often adopt …Read article
Time: 14.00 – 15.00 UTC HGF Patent Director, Dr Janine Swarbrick will be speaking on the upcoming Lexology webinar: Across Continents: Exploring Common Ground and Contrasts in Patenting Software Inventions …Event details