Dr. Sandra Gran

German Patent Attorney Candidate
European Patent Attorney Candidate

Speak to me.

German, English, Italian (basic knowledge)

About Me.

Dr. Gran recently joined Grund IP Group in the beginning of 2018, where she is gaining practical experience in the drafting and prosecution (and defense) of European, German and PCT patent, trademark and design applications, 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, pharmacy, immunology, virology, cell- and molecular biology, molecular imaging, biochemical techniques and diagnostics, pharmaceutical sciences and related medical devices in the mechanical arts.

Dr. Gran studied Biosciences and Molecular Biomedicine at the WWU Münster. Her Bachelor’s thesis focused on the characterization of Na-channels in epithelial cells, her Master’s thesis on Influenza A Virus Infections and Annexins. Dr. Gran did her PhD thesis in the field of immunology in cooperation with the European Institute for Molecular Imaging working on a new method to visualize and characterize phagocyte migration. During her undergraduate studies she was awarded a scholarship by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.

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., magna cum laude, Institute of Immunology, WWU Münster (Germany) (2017), including research at the European Institute for Molecular Imaging (EIMI) ( WWU Münster, Germany)
  • M.Sc. Molecular Biomedicine, Institute of Medical Biochemistry, WWU Münster (Germany), (2012
  • B.Sc. Biosciences, Institute of Animal Physiology, WWU Münster (Germany) (2010), including research at INEM (Molecular and Experimental Immunology and Neurogenetics), CNRS Orléans (France)