Stella Wong

Stella Wong


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Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

"One of the best all-round IP groups in London? - dynamic partners supported by very able and hard-working associates" 

Chambers UK 2015

Stella Wong is dual qualified as a medical physician doctor and a solicitor. She is a counsel in the intellectual property team of the firm's London office. Stella works predominantly on multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. Her focus is on litigation relating to medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology patents but has also worked on patents in the mobile phone and LED fields.

Stella graduated from University College London with a degree in Medicine and a Bachelor's degree in Physiology. She has worked as a doctor at University College London Hospital and has practiced medicine for more than ten years. Stella has qualified as a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and still works as a general practitioner on Saturdays.

Awards and recognitions

2016, 2017 and 2018

Rising Star
IP Stars

Education and admissions


Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, University of Bristol

General Management, ESCP Europe

Medicine MB BS, University College London Medical School

Physiology B.Sc. (Hons), University College London

Related knowledge

3D Printing

Representative experience

Acting in its multi-jurisdictional patent litigation in relation to coronary stents.

Acting for the European Patent Office opposition proceedings in relation to anti tumour necrosis factor antibody technology.

Acting in European Patent Office opposition proceedings in relation to hydrophilic coated urinary catheters.

Acting for Merck, Sharp & Dohme Limited in obtaining the first ever zero term supplementary protection certificate for a pharmaceutical product.

Acting for Merck, Sharp & Dohme Limited in relation to its patent and patent application for Alendronate, a drug used in the treatment of osteoporosis.

Acting for AGA Medical Corporation in UK patent litigation against Occlutech (UK) limited concerning medical device; parallel litigation in other jurisdictions and European Patent Office.

Acting for Eli Lilly and Company in UK patent litigation proceedings against Actavis concerning a cancer drug.

Acting in a US, UK and Dutch patent litigation involving LED technology.

Acting in a multi-jurisdictional patent litigation involving mobile phone technology.

Advising on patent issues relating to a digital farming application.

Acting in a UK patent litigation relating to a non-invasive prenatal test.

Advising in a global patent litigation strategy in relation to patents for medical imaging.

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