Chemistry

Battery Innovation Sparks Surge In Patent Filings

  The news this week that Jaguar will become an all-electric car brand from 2025 is yet another landmark in the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. The cost of electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to reach parity with internal combustion engine vehicles by 2023, and UBS has projected...

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“What should I spend on a patent?” – Ensuring value for money

Let’s get one thing out of the way: patents can be expensive. On the other hand, they are often essential to the success of many businesses. So how can innovators acquire and maintain suitable innovation protection whilst ensuring good value for money? At the outset, it is worth pointing out...

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The Textile Industry: Advancing in a Sustainable Fashion

With the global production of over 100 million tonnes of fibres by the textile industry in recent years, the requirement for sustainable material processing having a low environmental impact is clear. In recent years, the textile industry has striven not only to reduce the use of non-renewable resources in production...

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Initiating an IP Strategy: advice for early stage companies in the chemical space.

Starting up a new business is a sizable commitment at the best of times. Fortunately, this hasn’t stopped innovative companies emerging across the chemical space over the years, bringing new products to market, ranging from novel cosmetics, to tackling climate change. However, for early stage businesses dependent on chemical innovation,...

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Giving Sustainable Innovation the Green Light

Many will have seen the recent satellite images highlighting the significant reduction in global air pollution since the shutting down of industrial activity by the coronavirus pandemic. As the skies temporarily clear, the impact of industry and human activity on the planet has once again been brought into focus. The...

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