Protecting the intangible value of your business: safeguarding your intellectual property

At Barker Brettell we have a large partner-led, cross-disciplinary, chemistry and life sciences group, helping R&D teams identify, capture and protect patent-worthy inventions in:

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical engineering
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry

We proactively align ourselves with our clients in the chemistry and life sciences fields, so are ideally placed to advise on key decisions such as:

  • When is the right time to file a patent
  • Knowing how much data is needed to support an invention
  • Navigating the exclusions from patentability
  • Understanding the interplay between medical and cosmetic treatments

Our large and experienced team of chartered UK and European trade mark attorneys ensure comprehensive protection for our chemistry and life sciences clients’ brands on a global scale.

Our attorneys can help you protect, maintain, and where necessary enforce your IP in:

  • Agrochemical products
  • Alloys
  • Antimicrobial compositions
  • Catalysts
  • Construction chemicals
  • Cosmetic formulations and fragrances
  • Food technology and nutraceuticals
  • Fuel cells and battery technology
  • Green technology
  • Industrial gases
  • Industrial polishing compositions
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pharmaceutical compositions
  • Pigments, paints and dyes
  • Polymer compositions and rubbers
  • Small molecules and drug delivery
  • Solvents and lubricants
  • Surfactants