Dr Inga-Marlene Pietsch Principal Associate

Speaks:  English, German

Qualified: 2013 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Secondary office:  Munich

Dr Inga-Marlene Pietsch

Inga is an intellectual property (IP) lawyer based in Gowling WLG's London office. She specialises in contentious intellectual property, in particular patents.

Inga has extensive experience in patent litigation matters across numerous sectors, in particular life sciences, telco and defence technologies. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Inga studied Organic Chemistry to PhD level and subsequently worked for a custom synthesis start-up company. She has a particular interest in the life sciences sector and has experience dealing with patent matters including in the biotechnology and medical devices industry.

Inga advises clients on clients on IP strategy more generally including trade secrets management as well as enforcement, involving related disputes such as entitlement cases.

Inga has gained valuable insights through secondments to global pharmaceutical as well as smaller orphan drug companies. Inga also advises on contractual, general commercial and licensing matters.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Career
      July 2020
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2019

    • Career
      August 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      June 2013
      Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2011

    • Career
      September 2011
      Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Trainee
  • 2010

    • Career
      March 2010
      Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Paralegal
    • Education
      February 2010
      BPP Law School, LPC
  • 2009

    • Education
      June 2009
      University of Sussex, Common Professional Examination in Law
    • Education
      June 2009
      University of Sussex, DPhil in Organic Chemistry
  • 2004

    • Education
      June 2004
      University of Sussex, BSc Medicinal Chemistry