Our clients in the chemical sector can rely on us to help them develop IP strategies that increase shareholder value. This sector includes companies that develop new chemical compounds and products based on chemical science and materials science. We also assist clients with the development of polymers and polymer processing technology.
Our chemical products team prepares, prosecutes, and defends patents in the United States as well as in collaboration with foreign associates. The team also provides formal opinions and risk assessments regarding freedom-of-operate and validity. This helps to decide when and how to enforce patents and the likelihood of infringing others’ patents. It also offers strategies to avoid infringement. The team litigates trademarks and patents in the USITC, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (USPTO), and appeals to the Federal Circuit.
Our team has the ability to support complex technologies in commercialization and help clients monetize their inventions. We offer advice and guidance regarding commercialization and transactions include:
- Global IP strategy
- Trade secrets and employee agreements
- Contracts for research
- Evaluation of patent portfolios
- Acquisitions and due diligence
We represent hospitals, universities, small- to medium-sized companies, and large corporations in a range of industries, including:
- Analytical Chemistry
- Environment chemistry
- Organic synthesis
- Food Chemistry
- Herbicides and pesticides
- Fuel additives
- Paints and abrasives