Azadeh Vahdat

Associate, Foreign Qualified Lawyer

Azadeh is an Australian qualified solicitor and joined EIP from one of the largest specialist IP firms in Australia. She has advised both innovator and generic multi-national pharmaceutical companies throughout all stages of contentious patent proceedings, with experience in small-molecules, biologics and biosimilars. She notably represented ICOS (Eli Lilly) in a high profile case in the Federal Court of Australia.

Azadeh has a BSc in Biomedical Science and a Juris Doctor from Murdoch University, and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian College of Law.


  • Apotex Pty Ltd v ICOS Corporation (No 3) [2018] FCA 1204
  • Apotex Pty Ltd v ICOS Corporation [2017] FCA 466


  • Pharmaceuticals

Education and qualifications


  • 2015 — 2016
    Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice , College of Law (Australia)
  • 2011 — 2014
    Juris Doctor, Murdoch University
  • 2007 — 2010
    BSc Biomedical Science, Murdoch University

Career history

  • 2020 — present
    Associate, EIP
  • 2016 — 2019
    Lawyer, Wrays
  • 2014 — 2016
    Analyst, Deloitte

Languages spoken

  • Farsi (fluent)