Dr. rer. nat. Elena Biselli

European Patent Attorney, Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

biselli@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: Italian, English


Elena Biselli is an expert in patent law. Her main areas of expertise are the filing and defence of patents in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and biophysics. She is experienced in providing technical and legal advice on European patent prosecution, oppositions and appeals.

Elena has a multidisciplinary background ranging from physics to biology and biochemistry. This is also reflected in her academic career: She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physics from Sapienza University in Rome and a PhD in Biophysics from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.

Elena conducted research at the Technical University of Munich and Harvard Medical School during her doctoral studies.

She has published several scientific papers in biophysics, systems biology and quantitative immunology.


  • Patent Law

Technical fields

  • Life Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Diagnostics
  • Food industry
  • Agricultural Industry


  • Bachelor’s degree in physics at the Sapienza University in Rome, 20007-2011
  • Master’s degree in physics at the Sapienza University in Rome, 2011-2013
  • Doctorate in physics (specializing in biophysics) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, 2014-2019
  • European Patent Attorney training at Grünecker, 2020-2023
  • European Patent Attorney, since 2023
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


“How to take advantage of both EPO prosecution and German enforcement”
M. Grammel, S. Ochs und E. Biselli, The Guide to Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2023, IAM

“Protecting second medical use inventions in Europe”
M. Grammel und E. Biselli, IAM Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life science executives 2022

“Slower growth of Escherichia coli leads to longer survival in carbon starvation due to a decrease in the maintenance rate”
E. Biselli, S. J. Schink und U. Gerland, Molecular Systems Biology 16, 2020

“Death Rate of E. coli during Starvation Is Set by Maintenance Cost and Biomass Recycling”
S. J. Schink, E. Biselli et al., Cell Systems 9, 2019

“Organs on chip approach: a tool to evaluate cancer-immune cells interactions”
E. Biselli et al., Scientific Reports 7, 2017