At Maschoff Brennan, our attorneys are known for designing and executing highly effective strategies for safeguarding chemical-based innovations at the molecular level and with corresponding formulations and chemical process protocols. Our unique combination of in-depth legal and scientific expertise and practical insight allows us to bring a real-world perspective when advising our clients and protecting IP rights in this highly specialized industry sector.

Our clients are involved in a range of chemical-related industries, including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, polymers, dyes and pigments, steel, biotech, nanotech, glass, chemical processing, food and beverage products, materials, clean tech, alternative energy technologies, biofuels, medical devices, semiconductors, fibers/textiles/footwear, agricultural technology, coatings, oil and natural gas processing, packaging and films, plastics, specialty and fine chemicals, catalyst technologies, automotive, and liquid crystals. We have the experience to work on most chemical-based technologies.

Our patent attorneys counsel clients throughout the patent preparation and prosecution process, providing seamless service from application drafting through prosecution, and offer portfolio development and litigation advice if and when legal challenges arise. We prosecute patents with an eye toward potential legal challenges, and we carefully evaluate the interplay of patents, working to ensure the broadest patent protection possible so that our clients can maintain a competitive edge.

Clients in the chemical industry turn to us for:

  • Obtaining patents for new technologies

  • Converting invention disclosures into protectable IP assets

  • Writing opinions and providing ongoing counseling for new and evolving products

  • Asserting IP rights to protect innovations from infringement

  • Defending against accusations of infringement

  • Strategically building and managing patent portfolios

  • Handling regulatory and government-related matters

  • Drafting licenses, transactions, and agreements

  • Counseling on IP management and monetization strategies

  • Providing trademark and copyright services, and advertising protection

  • Advocating our client's position in post gran reviews, reexaminations, and reissues