Anna Giedke

Dr. jur.

Anna Giedke comprehensively advises on all aspects of IP law with a particular focus on patent litigation and drafting IP contracts.

In patent law, she represents leading international companies from various technical fields before the German infringement courts (main and PI proceedings) and is experienced in developing international defense strategies.

Regarding IP contracts, her advice is focused on licensing, R & D, distribution and settlement agreements as well as on related issues of antitrust law.

Moreover, she advises on IP-related questions of competition, enforcement and private international law and on alternative dispute resolution.

Anna Giedke’s technical specialization comprises the areas of semiconductor technology, software, IT & computer technology, telecommunications, electrical engineering and the pharmaceutical industry.

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwältin), Partner*

Location: Munich

Languages: German, English, French

+49 89 9 28 05-0


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As a patent litigator and IP contract consultant I like the interplay between law and science and the versatility of my job: You can be tough in court - when necessary -, or passionate when developing arguments, clear and concise when giving advice and creative in finding tailor-made solutions for your clients.

Recommended in


IT law commentary, chapter on Rom I and II (Regulations (EC) No 593/2008 and No 864/2007), 1st Edition 2020, Otto Schmidt Verlag

Münchener Kommentar zum Wettbewerbsrecht, Band 1, Kapitel zur FuE-GVO (VO (EU) 1217/2010), 3. Auflage 2020 [Münchener Kommentar on Competition Law, Volume 1, chapter on R&D-BER (Regulation (EU) 1217/2010), 3rd Edition 2020, C.H. Beck]

Herbert Utz Verlag, 2013, Cloud Computing: Eine wirtschaftsrechtliche Analyse mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Urheberrechts [Cloud Computing: A legal economic analysis with a particular consideration of copyright law]

CR 2013, 681 ff., Urheberrechtliche Fragen des Cloud Computings [German legal journal "computer and law": Copyright issues of Cloud Computing]

CR 2013, 608 ff., Cloud Computing – technische Hintergründe für die territorial gebundene rechtliche Analyse [German legal journal "computer and law": Cloud Computing – technical background for the legal analysis based on the principle of territoriality]

C.H. Beck Hart Nomos, 2017, Chrocziel/Kasolowsky/Whitener/Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont, International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes – A practitioner's Guide

2021 - today

Partner of the firm

2018 - today

Attorney-at-Law at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG in Munich, Germany

2017 - 2018

Principal Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Munich, Germany, IP-DR

2013 - 2017

Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Munich, Germany, IP-DR and IP/IT


Licensed to practice as an attorney-at-law

2011 - 2013

Ph.D. (Dr. iur) in Law (summa cum laude; faculty price) at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany (thesis: “Cloud Computing – a legal economic analysis with a particular consideration of copyright law”)

2011 - 2013

Ph.D. Scholarship holder at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany


Second State Law Examination (bar admission exam)

2009 - 2011

Legal traineeship


First State Law Examination (degree-level qualification)

2002 - 2009

Studies of law in Passau, Germany, and at King’s College, London, UK