Chemistry is a huge contributor to the global economy and chemical technologies are integral to the production of almost every type of consumer and commercial product. At Elkington and Fife, we have broad experience in a range of chemical technologies, meaning that we are perfectly placed to advise you on chemical inventions.
The world’s chemical industry is responsible for more than 70,000 products and boasts an annual turnover estimated at $3 trillion. It is an industry that has confirmed its position as one of the largest contributors to the global economy.
Chemicals are now integral to the production of almost every type of consumer product as well as a mainstay of agriculture, manufacturing, construction and even the service industries. It also fuels itself as 26% of its output is now consumed by the chemical industry.
With so much at risk it is no surprise that this is an increasingly keenly contested field. As such, it is also a field in which maintaining strong IP rights and being able to both enforce your rights and effectively oppose those of your competitors is a crucial step towards guaranteeing your continued success.
Our experienced team of chemical attorneys have helped an enormous range of industries (including rubber and plastics, textiles, petroleum refining, oil and gas, pulp and paper and primary metals) protect what is theirs and stop competitors from putting potentially disastrous obstacles in their way.