Dr. Anna Wieczorek

Dr. Anna Wieczorek is the founder and managing director of intellectual property research company Laudea Research. As an experienced IP professional specializing in chemistry, biotechnology, and the life sciences, Dr. Wieczorek founded Laudea in March 2018. Previously, she had spent several years working in major European research and scientific facilities in the United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, Germany, and Poland.

At Laudea, she supports international corporate clients and patent law firms in IP search and analytics, helping clients to make better strategic decisions. She advises in novelty, infringement, validity, clearance, state-of-the-art, collection, landscapes and chemical structure patent searches.

Prior to founding Laudea, Dr. Wieczorek was responsible for managing European projects within the fields of chemistry and biotechnology at CPA Global in London. She has a proven track record in successfully managing IP projects with regard to plastics, the energy industry, fuels, gas and oils, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, the food industry, catalysts, fuel cells technology, paper and pulp industries, detergents, and cosmetics.

Both in and outside of academia, she has worked with people from all over the world. Her excellent communication skills, first-hand intercultural knowledge and competence, and customer relationship skills garnered in major European cities have helped lay the foundations for her work at Laudea. Dr. Wieczorek has full professional proficiency in English, German and Polish.

She holds an M.Sc. in biotechnology and completed her PhD in organic chemistry in Vienna. Her scientific research included projects investigating new active substances, among them potential medicines.