Chemical Patents

MVS patent attorneys in the chemical practice group are committed to providing broad-based, cost-effective services to clients in the chemical sector. Our attorneys blend a variety of technical expertise with proven legal experience to provide their clients the best in IP service. From strategic development analysis to preparation and filing of interferences, arbitrations, and licensing, our chemical patent attorneys are equipped to meet your IP needs and business goals.
MVS chemical patent attorneys have advanced degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and pharmacy. Four have Doctorate level advanced degrees, and three have Masters level advanced degrees. The chemical practice group is led by two attorneys with over 45 years of combined experience in the chemical practice, including over 15 years of specific industry experience.

We work with corporations, small businesses, universities and individuals in protecting their intellectual property in the following areas:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Metallurgy
  • Material Science
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems
  • Industrial Chemicals
  • Chiral Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Prescription and Non-Prescription Drugs
  • Vaccines
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Polymer Science
  • Semiconductor Materials and Fabrication
  • Nutritional Supplements, Probiotics and Synbiotics
  • Diagnostics and Personalized Medicine

MVS advises clients in the following areas:

  • Patentability search and opinions
  • Freedom-to-operate analysis
  • Due diligence
  • Portfolio planning, including US and international patent filings
  • Trade secret protections

Clients we have worked with include:

  • Draxis
  • Healthpoint Ltd.
  • Integrated DNA Technologies
  • Iowa State University
  • MegaBase Research Products
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Auburn University
  • McCord Research Inc.
  • University of Zurich
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
  • Ecolab, Inc.
  • Immunom Technologies, Inc.
  • Iowa Health Systems
  • Lifeline Technologies
  • Ossian, Inc.
  • TriDelta
  • University of Iowa
  • University of North Dakota
  • Zinpro Corporation
  • University of Iowa School of Pharmacy

Representing clients around the world to provide the utmost experience and expertise.

We have worked with clients across the globe to provide biotechnology intellectual property protection.

Chemical Patents Team

Heidi S. Nebel

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Edmund J. Sease

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Cassie J. Edgar

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Jill N. Link, Pharm.D.

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Jonathan L. Kennedy

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Sarah M.D. Luth

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Oliver P. Couture, Ph.D.

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Tina G. Yin Sowatzke, Pharm.D.

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Brian D. Keppler, Ph.D.

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Julie L. Spieker

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