Dr Laura Fè

Director, Patents
Patent Group


  • Patents
  • Master's degree in Chemistry , University of Parma (IT)
  • PhD in Chemistry , University of Leuven (B)
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Italian Patent Attorney
  • Diploma in European Patent Litigation, Strasbourg University (F)

Laura Fè is Director, Patents, based in Munich and part of our Leadership team.  Laura is a chemistry and materials specialist. Her experience extends to a broad range of chemistry related subjects, including pharmaceutical technology, polymer chemistry and chemical engineering.  Her daily practice centers on prosecution and opposition before the EPO.  As Opposition Team Leader, Laura coordinates the activities of our Opposition Group.  Laura has extensive experience in defending and opposing patents before both the opposition division and the Boards of Appeal of the EPO.

Laura also has first hand experience with due diligence work and infringement and invalidity studies to support European product launches.  She is an Epi Tutor since 2011.

Prior joining Murgitroyd, she worked as patent attorney in the pan-European IP practice Kador & Partner and has held previous positions as IP departmental head at Chiesi Farmaceutici and in-house patent counsel with General Electric and Novartis.

Having worked for global companies in a wide range of technologies, Laura is well practiced in understanding the dynamics and IP related needs of a variety of corporate clients. She is versatile and able to provide personalized advices and to define  strategic approaches  to turn  innovations and ideas into defendable assets that maintain their value.

Core Expertise: chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, material science, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, medical devices. small molecules.

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