HGF’s expertise in transactions involving IP and data spans all stages of the IP lifecycle, including concept discovery, development, assignments, licensing, collaborations and deal-related due diligence. Furthermore, the transactional and commercial team have specialist capabilities in specific sectors such as pharmaceutical development, clinical trials, contract research, merchandising, franchising, selective distribution and software development agreements.
With leading-edge legal expertise and industry-specific knowledge, our lawyers often work side-by-side with our patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys for pioneering universities and educational institutions, SMEs and multinational businesses. Constantly striving to maximise value through IP, the team works with clients across a range of fields from science and technology through to the brand-rich, retail and food and drink sector.
Additionally, HGF’s legal team provides strategic and commercial support outside of IP-specific law, covering our clients’ operational and logistical requirements, advising on manufacturing, distribution, supply, quality assurance and other commercial arrangements, along with any associated competition and regulatory issues.
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 transactional IP & commercial support 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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Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2021, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 European attorneys listed. IP STARS is the leading …Read article
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
In 2021, HGF will be delivering its 8th Annual IP in Retail Conference differently. As usual, we have put together an agenda which considers topical IP issues encountered by in-house …Event details
In 2020, HGF will be delivering its 8th Annual IP in Retail Conference differently. As usual, we have put together an agenda which considers topical IP issues encountered by in-house …Event details
HGF Partners Janet Knowles and Dr Chris Benson will join ‘Safeguarding Intellectual Property to Achieve Business Success’ online event at the Lancashire Innovation Festival 2020. Safeguarding Intellectual Property to Achieve Business Success 27th October …Event details
IAM webinar will be hosted by HGF Partner Marie McMorrow and Legal Director Michelle Davies on 29 July at 2pm BST. Tailormade licensing – no one size fits all As industries become more interconnected, …Event details