Intellectual property

Intellectual property

Element Six strongly protects its new synthetic diamond solutions that will deliver value for our customers.

The innovative synthetic diamond solutions delivered by Element Six research and development are robustly protected by intellectual property rights, particularly patents. We believe that our customers’ interests are best served by enforcement of our IP rights and entering into favourable licence arrangements where appropriate.

Element Six has a dedicated in-house IP team that works closely with the various R&D and commercial teams to protect new synthetic diamond solutions that will deliver value for our customers. Element Six currently owns about 1000 granted patents and 500 pending patent applications worldwide, covering all of our businesses, with about 50 new inventions being protected each year.