Biotechnology and Life Sciences

Our biotechnology and life sciences patent attorneys act for a variety of clients across the biotechnology and life sciences sector, creating patents for pioneering companies, small start-ups and individual inventors through to big pharma and academic institutions.


Some of the biotechnology patent areas we focus on include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Immunology
  • Biologics
  • Vaccines
  • Small molecule pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical formulations
  • Diagnostics
  • Microbiology
  • Lab-on-chip microfluidic devices
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant varieties
  • Bioinformatics

Our attorneys have technical expertise (many to PhD level and beyond) as biochemists, molecular biologists, immunologists, cancer biologists and more. Our patent attorneys advise on topics covering all aspects of the biotechnology and life sciences sector, including pharmaceuticals, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, and healthcare products and services. We also advise on food and beverages, cosmetics, agriculture and new forms of energy. We are active and involved members of key industry bodies such as The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

We understand that Biotechnology and Life Sciences are fast-moving sectors and that the advice you receive must be one step ahead. Our biotechnology patent attorneys have hands-on experience guiding clients on the most cutting edge and innovative developments in the market, from gene patenting to second medical use claims.