Intellectual capital in the life sciences

We understand that the requirements of public sector institutions may differ from those in private business. We advise public sector clients whether universities, research consortia or public institutions on issues including

  • freedom to operate (both as regards research and commercialisation);
  • legal issues in open source intellectual property;
  • European and international research consortia;
  • patent pooling and standard setting; and
  • compulsory licensing.