Specialising in this highly technical and fast-moving sector, all our attorneys have relevant scientific backgrounds, many to PhD level. This ensures that we have the knowledge and expertise to provide unrivalled IP advice and support. We keep ourselves abreast of the latest research and current thinking, and pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve.
From pharmaceuticals to electrochemistry, nanomaterials to biotechnology, many of the attorneys at Chapman IP consider the fields of chemistry and life sciences to be their core area of expertise. With extensive industrial and academic experience at leading universities, we are uniquely positioned to provide real world, in depth and business focused advice to assist you in protecting and commercialising your new chemical or life sciences invention.
Our attorneys have considerable experience in obtaining patent protection around the world, and specialise in providing an approach to managing large intellectual property portfolios that is streamlined and adaptable. Portfolios we manage frequently extend across more than seventy countries and, therefore, we are well versed in patent prosecution around the globe.
We are both perceptive and meticulous, driving a cutting-edge approach to drafting, prosecution and litigation to ensure the highest quality of protection for your innovations. We also work tirelessly to build long lasting relationships with our clients, developing trust through open communication and a consistent approach.
Within the team there is extensive experience of contentious work, especially of EPO opposition and appeal procedure. We assist clients before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, and frequently provide our advice on issues of infringement and validity. Advising on high-level strategy in commercially sensitive cases is another area in which we excel.
Our reputation in the field of chemistry and life sciences ensures we are sought out by start-ups, emerging business and those at the threshold of success, as well as entrusted by worldwide industry leaders to conduct global management of their intellectual property portfolios.
Our experience in this sector spans:
Building products; gypsum based products; mechanical properties of materials; ceramics; cement; manufacturing processes.
Tumour ablation; prosthetic lung/respiratory aid; intense pulsed light therapy; haemodialysis.
Oil & Gas
Pipelines and risers; flow sensors; metering; pipeline structural monitoring; flow management systems.