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Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach

Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach

  • Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Senior Associate

Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach began her career as a European patent attorney in 1991 when she commenced her training in the Munich office of the international IP law firm of Ladas & Parry, LLP. Jennifer took over the office management from 1996-2008, during which time she was involved with the prosecution of patent applications for many multinational companies and research institutions. This provided her with an insight of IP needs covering a broad technological spectrum.

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Since joining V.O. in 2008, Jennifer has focused on developments in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors, including novel therapies, diagnostic tools, (bio)technological processes for the employment of renewable resources, as well as environmentally-conscious chemical processes/products, again spanning both a broad range of technologies and clients.

Jennifer has a wide practical experience in procuring and defending patents, including the filing and defense of oppositions. Through the provision of opinions on patent validity and infringement, she also has considerable experience in advising on parties’ freedom to operate.

Working experience

  • Patent Attorney, V.O. (2008-present)
  • Patent Attorney, Ladas & Parry, LLP (1991-2008): Manager of office in Munich (1996-2008)
  • Post-Doctoral Research, Inorganic Chemical Institute of the Technical University of Munich (1989-1990)

Education

  • PhD in Chemistry, University of Melbourne (1988)
  • MSc in Chemistry, University of Melbourne (1984, with honours)

Directories

  • “Focusing her practice on the pharmaceutical and chemistry sectors, Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach is a savvy strategist with three decades of wisdom up her sleeve. She adeptly navigates the prosecution landscape to ensure all areas of her patrons’ innovations are robustly protected” (IAM Patent 1000, 2024)
  • “Chemistry expert Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach gives added heft to the firm’s life science specialisation. Detail oriented and strategic, she delivers commercially astute and technically deft prosecution to her following. With over three decades of experience in the profession, Ebner is a smart choice for business-critical portfolios across a wide array of chemical and pharmaceutical innovations” (IAM Patent 1000, 2023)
  • Recommended Individual (IAM Patent 1000, 2023, 2024)

Publications

  • •Schmidbaur H., Ebner von Eschenbach J., Kumberger O., & Müller G., Cyclic Dinuclear Gold(I) Complexes: The Crystal Structure of Bis-µ-[(diphenylphosphino)(diphenylphosphinoselenoyl)methane]-digold(I) Bis(perchlorate), Chem. Ber., 123, 2261-2265, 1990
  • Bond A. M., Colton R., Ebner J., & Ellis S. R., Differences in Nature and Stability of Cadmium Complexes with Group 15/Group 16 Donor Ligands as Determined by Multinuclear (31P, 77Se, 113Cd) Magnetic Resonance and Electrochemical Techniques, Inorganic Chemistry, 28, 4509-4516, 1989
  • Colton R., Ebner J., & Hoskins B. F., Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of the Reactions of Bidentate Ligands with Pt(S2P{OEt}2)2. Crystal and Molecular Structure of (apeS)Pt(S2P{OEt}2)2 (ApeS = Ph2AsCH2CH2P(S)Ph2) , Inorganic Chemistry, 27, 1993-1999, 1988
  • Bond A. M., Colton R., & Ebner J., Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance (31P, 77Se, 199Hg) and Electrochemical Studies of Non-labile Mercury(II) Complexes with Group 15/Group 16 Donor Ligands, Inorganic Chemistry, 27, 1697-1702, 1988

Languages

  • German
  • English

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