Patents are commonly seen as the most important intellectual property (“IP”) right for life science companies. A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor. This ‘right to exclude others has traditionally been used by life science companies to erect a significant barrier of entry to its competitors into the marketplace.

Further, it is also a way of developing valuable strategic alliances and joint ventures, as the intellectual property protection can increase the value of the technology or products and improve a company’s ability to attract investment and partners.

We formulate and implement confidentiality agreements, facilitate material transfers, collaborations, and partnering agreements, and negotiate the associated product royalty terms.