Polsinelli’s Intellectual Property practice has significant end-to-end experience in the chemical industry, spanning from patent prosecution to intellectual property litigation. Our attorneys work on matters related to both inorganic and organic chemistry, and on applications ranging from bench top to industrial-scale manufacturing. Our team has worked on process design associated with refining and manufacturing plants, down-hole chemistry and pharmaceuticals. Additionally, we have worked in the food chemistry area.

Our deep team has honed their abilities working in a variety of different chemical areas, and protects clients with patent estates both large and small. We offer patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate opinions, searching and clearance, and intellectual property litigation, including enforcement and defense. We are ranked among the Top 10 Best Performing Law Firms Overall and in High-Tech by Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, 2019 Edition. Rankings were taken from a study of 5,000 firms.

While we assist chemical clients of all sizes, a particular strength of the practice is significant experience managing major estates of over 1,000 patents, and prosecuting those applications all across the United States and internationally.

Polsinelli attorneys protect chemical clients’ intellectual property, giving them a platform on which to assert their rights against others. Our ability to manage large estates helps our clients develop patent portfolios that encompass the full range of their needs. Our skill in the area of intellectual property counseling and opinion ensures that these portfolios are enforceable, and our clients’ competitive advantage remains sound.