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

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.

In copyright law, she focusses on (international) contract design.

Moreover, she advises on IP-related questions of competition, enforcement and private international law, on alternative dispute resolution and comprehensively on contract design (in particular licensing, R&D, distribution and settlement agreements).

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

Location: Munich
Languages: German, English, French

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

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 com 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