Dr. Elisabeth Greiner is a German and European Patent Attorney, and partner at df-mp.
A primary focus of her practice is on opposition and litigation of German and European patents, in particular, in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry and biotechnology, and she provides corresponding infringement and validity opinions. She has successfully enforced and/or defended her clients’ interests in various high profile patent disputes.
With her experience in contentious proceedings, Elisabeth also assists her clients with drafting, prosecuting, and assessing patent applications in various fields of life-sciences and chemistry, and has furthermore comprehensive expertise in advising on supplementary protection certificates and coordinating the filing and prosecution of corresponding applications in Germany and throughout Europe.
Elisabeth studies pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, where she also received her doctorate degree for her work in the field of synthetic medicinal chemistry on CNS drugs. Elisabeth honed her in skills as medicinal chemist as postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, USA.
Elisabeth has been listed in the IAM patent 1000 as recommended individual (“one of the top pharmaceutical patent practitioners”, “She is outstanding at communicating her technical points to non-technical judges; her pleading style is genuinely impressive.” “She’s hardworking, dedicated, articulate and creative – her motivation is inspiring to those who work with her” ), JUVE-Handbook (“cooperative, friendly and highly experienced in infringement cases”, “impressive in pharmaceuticals cases”), and also regularly as IP star in the Managing Intellectual Property magazine.