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Womble Carlyle’s Chemical Patent Team, which is part of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, has broad legal and technical experience in a wide range of technology areas including chemicals, chemical processes, organic synthesis, polymers, catalysts, adhesives, clean tech, cosmetics, films and coatings, diagnostics, instrumentation, batteries, and semiconductors.
We assist our technology clients in the following representative legal areas:
Our attorneys and patent agents have real-world experience in physical, inorganic and organic chemistry, as well as chemical engineering, materials science, diagnostics and polymers. Our team includes patent attorneys and patent agents with advanced chemical technology degrees and university and/or industry laboratory experience. We understand the science that guides your business.
We counsel clients on issues relating to patentability, infringement and marketability of products. Clients look to us for advice in the areas of product financing, licensing, partnerships and other collaborative efforts. We assist clients in all stages of product development, from discovery to market, by designing and prosecuting patents with an evolving strategy as the market strategy and/or product evolves, with a view to maximize the value, strength, and coverage of the patent portfolio.
Our areas of experience include:
Womble Carlyle represents chemical clients ranging from rapid-growth emerging companies to multi-national conglomerates in all areas of intellectual property and technology-based transactions. We also have significant experience assisting research institutions, national labs and universities with the multitude of intellectual property issues that confront them daily.