Agriculture & Food Science

We have extensive experience in providing various IP law services to Fortune 500 and world leading companies in the food science industry. In addition, we have considerable experience in counseling clients on how best to protect their agriculture-related technology, whether it be pursuing a utility patent or a plant patent, protection under the Plant Variety Protection Act, trademark protection, or any combination thereof depending upon the particular technology and the client’s needs.

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Ramon A. Klitzke II
Wayne W. Rupert
Tanya M. Harding, Ph.D.


We have professionals with expertise in areas such as:

  • Plant and microorganism genetics
  • Plant growth and development
  • Genetically modified plants and microorganisms
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Bioprocessing technology
  • Bioreactor technology
  • Fermentation technology
  • Biofuels
  • Protein and enzyme engineering
  • Genetically modified feed supplements
  • Microbiology
  • Protecting and enforcing food product trademarks
  • Protecting food product shapes
  • Developing and protecting food products
  • Food processing equipment
  • Packaging food products
  • Preserving food products
  • Monitoring food quality