Our team of experts bring with them their own knowledge and experience of working within academia and industry in the field of Biotechnology.  This unique combination of legal, academic, and commercial experience ensures that they understand your needs and collaboratively work with you to provide the best legal protection for your invention.

Our multidisciplinary team have the following experience in Biotechnology:

  • Genomics;
  • Bioinformatics;
  • Genetic Engineering;
  • Immunology;
  • Proteomics;
  • Stem Cells.

Our Legal Experience offered is:

  • IP due diligence;
  • Conducting extensive multi-jurisdiction Freedom to Operate (FTOs) analysis;
  • Drafting and developing robust patent portfolios;
  • Worldwide management of IP portfolios;
  • Understanding and facilitating advice to R&D management;
  •  Developing strategies with acquisition in mind;
  • Implementing European wide SPC strategies for key drugs.

We utilise this experience to provide a client focused service, working with our clients to provide proactive, pragmatic and strategic advice across our full range of services taking into account the key commercial drivers behind each project. We understand the variety of purposes behind patent protection. We work with you to develop a robust patent portfolio with an eye towards future litigation and to navigate and mitigate the risks of third party patent rights. We are also experienced in large multi-opponent oppositions in this field.

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Dr Russell Thom

Regional Head, Patents UK

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