The Haug Partners Chemicals team has experience in a number of chemical industries, including pulp and paper, tire and rubber, automotive, as well as oil, gas, and fracking.
Our attorneys' specific experience in the pulp and paper industry, include intellectual property portfolio management and enforcement for paper coating formulations using novel biodegradable ingredients for preparing biodegradable coated paper products, and optimizing properties to improve gloss, color, and tackiness performance for use on laboratory scale calendaring machines.
Our team has worked with our clients in the tire and rubber industry to develop slab dip formulations to optimize the tackiness of uncured rubber slabs and pellets for use in tire manufacturing. Our clients have utilized these formulations in their industrial manufacturing of tires.
Haug Partners Chemicals’ team also has particular expertise with clients in the automotive industry, which includes developing sodium azide based propellants for use in safety airbags, and testing the propellant formulations for linear burn rates and thermal analysis. Our team of attorneys is comprised of seasoned litigators who have successfully represented our automotive clients in patent and trademark infringement suits in federal district courts, before the International Trade Commission, and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Haug Partners also has specialized experience in the oil, gas, and fracking industry for both patent and trademark matters, including prosecution and litigation. Our experience in this sector includes developing gasoline additive packages for optimization of fuel cleanliness and reduction of burn residues, and reduction of sulfur content from crude gasoline shipped through pipelines. Our team works with our clients to achieve an outcome that protects their valuable business information and intellectual property while allowing them to continue to create innovative and critical technologies in the chemicals space.