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Chemistry & Materials

We have a large team of attorneys working in the diverse and wide reaching areas of chemistry and materials.

Our impressive team members are supported by their strong academic backgrounds in engineering, physics and chemistry and can advise on patent portfolio management, including oppositions and appeals, freedom to operate opinions and due diligence. We also have a team of lawyers able to act on any legal issues arising in this field, such a commercial contracts, licensing and enforcement.

We act for a variety of clients doing business in the chemical and materials field, including international companies, SMEs, universities and their spin out ventures and individual inventors. Our attorney’s combination of hands-on experience with industry-leading companies, academics and extensive expertise on providing strategies and solutions to protecting intellectual property, provides our team with the tools to solve even the most challenging problems.

Our chemistry experience covers a wide range of technical subject-matter including synthetic organic chemistry, inorganic and solid-state chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, agrochemistry, food technology, petrochemicals, graphene, metal organic frameworks (MOF’s), dyes, pigments, coatings, environmental chemistry, fuel cells, electronic chemistry, battery chemistry, catalysis, adhesives, lubricants, additives, detergent chemistry, and polymers.

Our expertise and experience in materials covers electrode materials, metallurgy, fibre-reinforced resin composites, superconductors, ceramics, synthetic diamond supermaterials, semiconductors, OLEDs, carbon nanotubes, fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries and biocompatible polymers and other biomaterials for drug delivery and medical devices.

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