Stella Wong is dual qualified as a medical physician and a solicitor. She is a senior associate in the intellectual property team of the firm's London office. Stella works predominantly on multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. She specializes in 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.
"A fantastic team - very organised and they have excellent technical understanding"
"MIP Global Awards 2015 European Patent Firm"
Acting for Medinol in its multi-jurisdictional patent litigation against Abbott in relation to coronary stents.
Acting for the European Patent Office opposition proceedings in relation to anti tumour necrosis factor antibody technology.
Acting for the 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 multi-jurisdictional patent litigation involving LED technology.
Acting in a multi-jurisdictional patent litigation involving mobile phone technology.
Advising on patent issues relating to an application for animal health.
Acting in a UK patent litigation relating to a non-invasive prenatal test.