Intellectual property, unfair competition and copyright law.
Advises clients, in particular from the pharmaceutical and automotive industries, on all aspects of intellectual property as well as competition and copyright law. Special expertise in patent law (including the law of employee inventions).
Her main focus is on litigation, in particular cross-border infringement proceedings, non-litigious and strategic advice. Broad experience regarding IP related matters in corporate transactions.
Member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP) and the German-British Jurists’ Association (DBJV).
"The Disclosure of Designs Outside the European Community", EIRP 2010
"The European Commission's Report on the Inquiry into Pharmaceutical Sector: A Critical Analysis from a Patent and Antitrust Law Perspective", Regulatory Focus 2010
"Der kartellrechtliche Zwangslizenzeinwand im Patentverletzungsstreit - Orange Book - Standard und seine Folgen für die Praxis", Mitteilungen der dt. Patentenwälte 2009
Universities of Bonn (Dr. iur., 2005) and Edinburgh (LL.M., 2000)
DHV Speyer (Mag. rer. publ., 2005)
Sponsored by the German National Academic Foundation, 1994-2000
T.B. Smith Prize for distinguished scholarship (LL.M.), 2000
Joined Clifford Chance in 2005
Certified lawyer for intellectual property law, 2009
Speaks German, English and French