Many of FPA’s attorneys possess doctoral or post-doctoral research experience in technical areas relevant to industrial chemistry. Others have first-hand industrial experience in the invention, development, and commercialisation of chemical processes.
The research, development, and commercialisation of industrial chemical processes often requires significant investment and strong patent protection can make an important contribution to securing a return on this investment.
FPA represents a wide range of clients active in the field of industrial chemistry, ranging from large multinationals to specialty local companies and research institutions.
Our technical range of expertise includes:
- Organic chemistry
- Inorganic chemistry
- Organometallic chemistry
- Materials chemistry
- Chemical and materials engineering
- Chemical processes
- Carbon capture
- Specialty chemicals
- Cleaning & sterilising agents
Our expertise in action
We represent a number of multinational clients generally in the industrial chemistry sector, where the relevant technology is based on organic, inorganic, analytical or physical chemistry. We represent clients before local patent offices in opposition proceedings and have also enforced patents in local courts.
We also prepare, file, prosecute and manage global patent portfolios for local clients, including publicly funded research, listed and private companies.