Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle

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Chemical

We work with you to develop a tailored strategy for building a patent portfolio that results in a solid business foundation, and, ultimately increased market value.  We prepare and prosecute patent applications and coordinate with foreign associates to obtain patents and maintain consistency in protection abroad.  Our chemical patent attorneys conduct risk, validity and infringement analyses in counseling you as to whether patent properties should be appropriately enforced, the likelihood of infringement and how to steer clear of potential infringement.

Additionally, we provide representation in patent matters before the U.S. District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and other domestic and foreign tribunals.

Our client base in the chemical industry includes businesses involved in developing new chemical compounds, products based on chemistry and materials science, chemical processes, polymers and polymer processing technology, and the methods of synthesizing, purifying and using chemicals and materials for intermediates and final products.

We represent universities, hospitals, small to mid-size companies and large corporations, across a variety of industries including:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Food Chemistry
  • Pesticides & Herbicides
  • Nanotechnology
  • Coatings
  • Ceramics
  • Polymers
  • Fuel Additives
  • Paints and Abrasives

When it comes to complex technology, we provide advice on:

  • Intellectual Property Strategy
  • Trade Secrets
  • Licensing
  • Research Contracts
  • Evaluation of Patent Portfolios
  • Acquisitions
  • Employment Agreements
  • Record-keeping

(3) How do Egg Whites, Oil & Food Coloring Add up to an Innovative Patent Portfolio for MITRE?

How do Egg Whites, Oil & Food Coloring Add up to an Innovative Patent Portfolio for MITRE?
A Case Study:

How do Egg Whites, Oil & Food Coloring Add up to an Innovative Patent Portfolio for MITRE?

When Elaine Mullen of MITRE Corporation began experimenting with egg whites, oil and food coloring in her kitchen, she knew she was on to something interesting.

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