Gabriella Bornstein is an intellectual property litigator in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. She has brought to trial matters involving pharmaceutical and software patents, copyright, trade marks and passing off. She also has particular experience with patent entitlement disputes and complex damages inquiries.

Gabriella was recognised for her work prior to joining Kirkland as a finalist in the 2018 Women in Law awards and the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 awards.

Gabriella is dual qualified in science and law, giving her particular insight into the challenges facing her IP clients.


Thought Leadership


“2020 AIPPI UK Study Group - Inventorship of inventions made using Artificial Intelligence,” 2020

“Trade Secrets 2020: Law and Practice,” Chambers and Partners Practice Guides, 28 April 2020

“Asking AI to explain itself – a problem of sufficiency,” Managing Intellectual Property, 19 March 2020

Memberships & Affiliations

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Reports (Headnote writer)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2015Supreme Court of Victoria
  • 2015High Court of Australia


  • English
  • French


  • Monash UniversityB.Sc., Mathematics & Atmospheric Science; LL.B.First Class Honours2014
    Monash University Prize for Advocacy