Dr. Laura Schraml

German Patent Attorney Candidate
European Patent Attorney Candidate

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German, English and French

About Me.
Laura joined Grund IP Group in 2019 as a patent attorney candidate, where she is gaining practical, hands-on experience in a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including the drafting, prosecution, and defense of European, German and PCT patent, and EU trademark and design applications and patents, in addition to preparing documents for both opposition proceedings and appeal hearings before the European Patent Office. Her focus is on inventions originating from the technical areas of biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, immunology, virology, cell and molecular biology, biochemical techniques and diagnostics, pharmaceutical sciences and related medical devices in the mechanical arts.

Prior to pursuing a career in intellectual property law, Laura worked in various positions in medical affairs and medical marketing with both large pharmaceutical and mid-size medical device companies. During her undergraduate and graduate studies relating to the fields of biochemistry, cell biology and oncology, Laura was awarded a scholarship by the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft or SDW), in addition to a second scholarship received for her PhD studies focusing on models of esophageal adenocarcinoma, which was awarded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), an institution responsible for co-coordinating and funding medical research throughout the United Kingdom.

My Comfort Zone.
European, German and International patent, trademark, and design prosecution, including German utility models; assisting with the preparation of European, German, UK and US patent prosecution documents, in addition to patent non-infringement, freedom to operate, and invalidity opinions in connection with both domestic and international transactions.
Education.
  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge (2013), MRC Cancer Cell Unit (Cambridge, UK)
  • M.Sc. Cancer (2010), University College London, Cancer Institute (London, UK)
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany (2009), including research internships at the University Hospital, Mainz (Germany), Wayne State University (Detroit, MI, USA) and the University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)