Eva Willnegger

European Patent attorney, Lawyer (Munich), Partner

Having successfully implemented IP protection, litigation, management and enforcement strategies as senior patent counsel for BASF, Owens Corning and Philip Morris International, I bring deep insight in the role and value of patents in global businesses. My industry background in material sciences, chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical and agri-food in conjunction with my dual qualification as a European patent attorney and lawyer make me an extremely unique expert in IP strategy counselling. Calysta’s complementary skill sets, its lean and agile team, its business-drive combined with very favourable cost structure provide the ideal framework for IP strategy counselling.

IP is an integral part of every successful business strategy. We at Calysta have designed a strategy tool around Smart Patent Protection and Litigation (SPPL). We translate business strategies in effective and holistic IP protection programs in view of bridging the gap between research and commercialization.

Strategy has always been an integral part of my personal life. My strategy challenge is the combination of an international career with a happy personal life as a mother of four boys and a baby-girl – all very passionate about IP…