Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Chemical Engineering

Dehns is proud of its strong reputation in the chemical, pharmaceutical and chemical engineering sectors. We represent clients in the full gamut of chemical arts, including medicines and diagnostic materials, agrochemicals, petrochemicals, polymers, paints, inks and pigments, novel materials, photochemistry and food technology.

Our attorneys are experienced at formulating strategies that seek to optimise the legal protection for our clients' inventions, consistent with the clients' commercial objectives and the applicable patent laws. We are experienced providers of advice relating to infringement and validity matters, and can also assist in due diligence exercises.

In some countries, the term of patent protection for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals can be extended using Supplementary Protection Certificates. Our team has obtained numerous SPCs for our clients in these sectors of industry.

If you would like further information or advice, or a free, no-obligation cost estimate, please contact one of our patent attorneys shown on the right, or send an email to us at and we'll reply as soon as possible.