Lawrence Middler analyzes agrochemical patents, primarily at the discovery end of the product life cycle. His data and analysis populates the Phillips McDougall’s new Agrochemical Patent Database. He is also responsible for analyzing product chemistry.
Lawrence is responsible for analyzing all aspects of global agrochemical R&D activity, within both the major players and smaller companies that can impact the shaping of the industry’s future.
His strength lies in understanding the underlying science of the agrochemical industry, and utilising this knowledge to analyze global patent activity. Understanding patent activity is one of the few ways of gaining information on trends in possible future active ingredient commercialization.