Kirsten Grüneberg

Grüneberg and Myers - Virginia


1775 Tysons Boulevard


+1 571 458 7783

Patent star 2023

Top 250 Women in IP 2023


Practice areas:

Patent office proceedings
Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Construction & materials
Life sciences
Medical devices

Dr. Kirsten A. Grüneberg is a co-founder of the Grüneberg and Myers law firm and represents many of the world’s largest chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies, including US Fortune 50 and Global Fortune 200 companies in Japan and Europe. She has successfully defended high value pharma patents in post-grant proceedings, helping to secure business deals worth several hundreds of millions of dollars. Dr. Grüneberg also has significant experience in Hatch-Waxman related matters as well as IP issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., Germany, Switzerland, Japan and China. Dr. Grüneberg is active in the areas of opinions and counseling, post-grant proceedings including inter partes review and reexaminations, intellectual property portfolio management and development, chemical as well as pharmaceutical/medical devices patent prosecution.


Year Joined Firm: 2017


  • J.D., George Washington University School of Law
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, magna cum laude, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • M.S., Organic Chemistry, summa cum laude, E-M-Arndt-Universität, Germany
  • B.S., Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, E-M-Arndt-Universität, Germany

Network Memberships: VPP, AIPLA, LESI


Last updated 18th May 2020