Dr. Laura Jelinek



Position: Associate

 High-Tech & Start-upsCorporate & M&ATechnology & Privacy


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Laura is an associate in the firm’s corporate and M&A and high-tech and start-ups practices . Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and the representation of investors and technology companies at all stages of development, with a particular focus on privacy law and intellectual property law, in which Laura specialised during both her LLM and doctorate degrees. Laura’s field of expertise includes the drafting of license agreements, protection of unregistered IP (know-how), the negotiation of research and development agreements, and advising companies on data protection related issues.

Past Experience

Laura completed her legal internship in Germany, where she worked in the corporate department of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and the IP department of Baker Mckenzie.


  • Graduated from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany
  • Master’s degree (LL.M.) from the George Washington University Law School (with highest honors)
  • Doctorate degree from the University of Augsburg, Germany
  • During her academic studies, Laura served as a teaching assistant (Civil Law, European Business Law)


  • Member of the German bar (admitted 2015)


  • English
  • German