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Patents of invention in chemistry, pharmaceuticals and life science

We prepare numerous applications each year for Patents of invention in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields.
We also prepare Supplementary Protection Certificates, and Certificates of Plant Varieties.
We file patent applications for inventions in chemistry and life science in France, in Germany and in Europe and we enter the European phase of PCT applications in these technical fields at the EPO.
We prosecute these applications before the EPO, the German patent Office and the French patent Office.

We frequently represent our clients in patent oppositions filed at the EPO against granted European patents.

Filing, searching, prosecuting and maintaining patents in the field of chemistry, pharmaceuticals and life science

We prepare, file and prosecute numerous patent applications and supplementary protection certificates in the field of chemistry and life science up to the grant of a robust protection.

Some of our clients in these technical fields are:

  • - L’oréal (cosmetics)
  • - Arkema (fine chemistry)
  • - Michelin (thermoplastics)
  • - Eurecat (petrochemistry)
  • - Takeda (pharmaceuticals)
  • - Diana (microbiology)
  • - Vallourec (metallurgy and surface coating)

Oppositions before the European Patent Office (EPO)

We frequently handle oral proceedings in oppositions and appeal relating to patents in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields in English and in French, thanks to our presence in Munich. Our success rate is remarquably high, so that many of our clients asks us to handle difficult opposition cases.