Lorraine Aleandri


(German) Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, US Patent Agent

PhD, BA Biol. & Chem.

Dr Lorraine Aleandri specialises in oppositions, appeals, freedom to operate opinions and litigation. Her work focuses on chemistry, physics and engineering; including, safety products, respirators, medical and drug delivery products.

Dr. Aleandri works in all fields of intellectual property (IP) law and her areas of expertise include protection of inventions, oppositions (defensive and offensive), appeals, freedom to operate opinions, litigation and due diligence, as well as German employee-inventor law. 

Dr. Aleandri studied biology and chemistry at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania graduating with a bachelor degree. She received a PhD from Iowa State University in the field of solid-state inorganic chemistry. She then went onto pursue her postgraduate research at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, and worked as a scientist at the Max Planck-Institute for Coal Research in Mülheim a.d. Ruhr.

Dr. Aleandri started her career in the field of intellectual property by undertaking advances studies in Intellectual Property at the Humboldt University in Berlin, then joining in 1996 the law firm Bardehle, Pagenberg, Dost, Frohwitter, Geissler in Munich as a trainee patent attorney candidate.

Additionally, Dr. Aleandri has a postgraduate Diploma in EU competition law from King’s College London, University of London, as well as a Diplôme d’ Université D’Etudies Supérieures sur le Contentieux des Brevets en Europe from Université de Strasbourg.

Dr. Aleandri worked from 2000 to 2014 in the European intellectual property department of a global, diversified technology company headquartered in US, handling IP matters in a number of technology areas including medical devices, medicinal delivery products, materials science, and separation technology.

In 2015 Dr. Aleandri joined the patent law firm Herzog Fiesser and Partner based in Düsseldorf, Munich and Mannheim handing IP matters in diverse technologies including e.g. personal care products, personal safety products, lithium batteries and metallurgy.