Fine & Specialty Chemicals and Material Science

Our clients innovate across the spectrum of fine & specialty chemicals and materials science: from industrial chemistry including catalysts, coatings, additives, lubricants and semiconductors to pharmaceuticals, biochemicals, personal care, consumer healthcare, and household products. We work with start-up clients just realizing the potential of an idea and with international corporations strategically building their portfolios. We work closely with our clients as they discover new ways to apply technology, develop new methods and advance scientific breakthroughs in order to maximize the value of their discoveries and protect their R&D investment.

Understanding the nuances of patentability in these rapidly progressing fields often requires interdisciplinary skills. The professionals of Servilla Whitney call upon both advanced degrees and industrial experience in fields such as pharmaceutical and analytical chemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering, materials science and medical and molecular genetics to build a team around your technology. We understand the science, but just as importantly, we understand your goals, the competitive landscape and the circumstances unique to your business.

Our Expertise

Servilla Whitney professionals have the expertise to effectively and efficiently manage IP portfolios that include fine & specialty chemicals and materials science. We bring years of experience to preparation, successful prosecution and strategic analysis of patents in the semiconductor, chemical, molecular genetics, immunology, drug delivery, biochemistry, pharmaceutical, personal care, consumer healthcare and household products sectors including such specific technology areas as: antibody technology; catalysts; coatings; emulsions; enzymology; eukaryotic and prokaryotic genetic engineering; liposome technology; microbiological fermentation; microencapsulation; pharmaceutical active ingredients and excipients; plant extracts; polymer chemistry; rubber chemistry; surfactants and rheological agents; synthetic additives, antioxidants and lubricants.