(as published in IPWatchdog)
Great chemistry. Chemical & Materials Technologies
We combine our legal knowledge, educational backgrounds, and industry experience to hit the ground running for you. Our team has experience in virtually all areas of chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science, and all group members have advanced degrees from top universities including MIT, Harvard, and Stanford.
Our people are your power.
From chemical engineering to materials science to organic chemistry, we have the training to work with your most complex chemical and materials technology challenges. Our advanced degrees, laboratory and engineering experience, and legal acumen provide you with an edge in protecting your valuable IP and advancing your goals.
Clients from start-ups to top academic research institutions to leading technology development companies call on us to protect their most valuable cutting-edge technologies, such as point-of-care medical diagnostics, new battery chemistries that deliver higher power, processes for forming biodegradable compositions, light-emitting device designs that enhance light emission, and single-molecule detection.
Our team provides a full range of IP services including: patent preparation and prosecution, opinions and studies related to infringement and patentability, licensing, IP due diligence, interferences, oppositions, litigation, trademarks, and strategic counseling. In order to provide our clients with support on IP issues internationally, we also maintain close working relationships with associates around the world.
When you are at the forefront of an industry, you need counsel who understand your chemical and mechanical processes. We understand that your industry moves fast. Since we are already up to speed, we can start working to protect your assets on the first day you hire us.
Our team’s advanced degrees include: Aeronautics and Astronautics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Chemical Engineering, Formulation Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Polymer Chemistry & Engineering.
Awards & Recognition
We represent clients spanning many industries, such as:
- Cell Therapy
- Chemical Reactors
- Gene Therapy
- Medical Devices
- Oil and Gas
- Waste Water Treatment
Why our clients trust us to protect their most valuable technologies.
I didn't think there *could* be a firm that had the skill set we needed to help protect our technology. This group at Wolf Greenfield has been absolutely exceptional. Very smart, very clever, very fast, very communicative.
Cases and issues are explained to me clearly with recommendations based on a deep understanding of our strategic goals.
I find the attorneys with whom I work to be proactive in staying ahead of matters… they make me feel like they are looking out for my interests.
I work very closely with Wolf Greenfield and am very impressed with them. I find them to be very responsive, and they’re willing to engage with me on aspects of the client relationship. They’ve helped me to develop a strategy.
Wolf Greenfield has a great roster of attorneys with technical expertise and a good bench compared to other firms.
Chemical & Materials Technologies Experience
Performed a detailed study of a company’s portfolio and the surrounding patent landscape—identifying several opportunities where there was significant commercial potential and little competitor activity. Based on our findings, our client, a developer of a microchip-based implant for drug delivery applications, expanded a number of its research programs to capitalize on this “white space.”
An article co-authored by Jason Balich and Brandon Blackwell titled “Is Your Company’s NDA Up to Date With Robust IP Provisions?” was published in Corporate Counsel.
Wolf Greenfield has been recognized for five practice areas on the 2024 national Best Law Firms® list by The Best Lawyers in America®. The firm was ranked a top tier law firm in the national rankings ...