Knowledge of your sector
EP&C operates all over the world in a great number of sectors. Our specialists are at the top of their game, tracking the latest developments and regulations in your field. They are fully informed about the laws and conventions, and belong to the elite of IP expertise in the areas of chemical engineering, electrical engineering, life sciences and mechanical engineering, with a special focus on Life Sciences & Food, Medical Devices, Horticulture and Packaging.
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EP&C represents organisations that are active and successful in the chemical industry, all over the world. We have experts specialising in particular, in polymer chemistry and petro-chemistry. These specialists understand how crucial your Intellectual Property is and will do everything within their power to help you protect it. The chemical engineering sector is of significant economic importance, with the Dutch chemical industry competing at a high international level.
EP&C is strongly represented in the field of electrical engineering and is proud to be the protectors of Intellectual Property for a large number of leading developers and manufacturers. As IP experts, we have our finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest developments in this field.
Life Science & Food
EP&C manages the portfolios for a great number of clients in the life sciences and food sectors. These portfolios encompass processes specific to the discovery of an invention, all the way through to the granting of IP rights.
According to our clients, quality and reliability are two of the key reasons for choosing to work with our experts. Our clients in the life sciences and food sector in particular present us with a mix of methodologies. Some work with structured processes, whilst others choose a more ad hoc approach to business, where speed and agility are of the essence. In either case, our specialists, each with scientific training and proven track records throughout their academic and IP careers, always deliver top-quality services.
EP&C advises a large number of manufacturers and inventors of medical devices and medicinal products on the right protection for their ideas and designs. We provide clients with help on contract-related issues involving suppliers and distributors and take care of the registration of the Intellectual Property, i.e.: name, logo, design, appearance and technology
EP&C has considerable expertise in the field of horticulture. We are especially well known in the Dutch horticultural sector and invest a great deal in our collaboration with our clients as well as keeping up to date with the latest developments and regulations. We organise regular workshops and meetings on Intellectual Property and provide a large number of horticultural entrepreneurs with advice and support for protecting their ideas and inventions.
Packaging can be viewed from a number of different IP perspectives and that’s what makes it such an interesting and challenging sector. At EP&C we are involved in protecting ideas in this fascinating field, but also maintaining an overview at process level in order to help our clients achieve optimum patent protection. We focus on plastic packaging as well as packaging made from natural products. We organise informative meetings and workshops on Intellectual Property and packaging regularly, and have specialists who can provide essential IP support in combination with sector-specific expertise.
EP&C has extensive expertise in the many facets of mechanical engineering. Our specialists are familiar with civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, the agricultural, offshore and construction industries, transport and logistics, mechanics, instrumentation and control engineering as well as the manufacturing engineering of consumer goods. We are continuously involved in the development of new products, their protection, and the representation of our clients and their patents and designs in court proceedings, oppositions and other legal proceedings, at home and abroad.