Dr. Kristen Grüneberg

IP Partner, Oblon-Spivak

Dr. Grüneberg is a partner in the firm’s Opinions and Counseling, Post Grant Patent Proceedings, Chemical Patent Prosecution, and Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices practice groups. As a former senior research scientist and chemist, she is especially experienced at representing European and Japanese chemical, biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Grüneberg focuses her practice on all aspects of client counseling, due diligence, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, intellectual property portfolio management and development, as well as ex parte and inter partes reexamination. Dr. Grüneberg is a native German speaker and regularly visit clients in Europe to update them about the latest developments in US patent law and to work closely with them on selected high profile projects. Dr. Grüneberg holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the Technische Universität Berlin, M.S. in organic chemistry and B.S. in chemistry/chemical engineering, from the E.-M.-Arndt-University in Germany, and a J.D. from the George Washington School of Law.