Marianna Foerg

Marianna Foerg

Associate - IP Solicitor

Marianna is a solicitor, qualified in England and Russia. Her background is in commercial and IP agreements (such as licensing, assignment, and collaboration). She also advises clients on commercialisation of IP, copyright and trade mark matters.

Marianna joined Potter Clarkson in 2023 to work in the firm’s litigation and licensing team in London. She advises a broad range of individual and corporate clients of various sizes and across different sectors, including technology, gaming, fashion, entertainment, publishing, retail, and manufacturing.



Commercial contracts, IP licensing, creative industries, publishing, new technologies, blockchain and NFT, metaverse


Marianna studied Russian civil law at the Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University), where she obtained her first undergraduate degree. At the same time, she read English law at the University of London International Programmes.

She studied the Legal Practice Course coupled with a master’s degree on a part-time basis. Following that, she qualified as solicitor (England & Wales) in 2019 and subsequently enrolled in the part-time PhD in intellectual property law at King’s College London.


LLB (Hons), LPC/LLM, PhD Student




Outside of her daily work, Marianna is actively engaged in academia. She is currently in the process of writing her doctoral thesis at King’s College London on fair remuneration of literary authors. She also teaches an LL.M module “Commercialisation of Intellectual Property”.

Formally recognised as a regular contributor to Kluwer Copyright Blog, Marianna frequently writes about technology and copyright.

In her spare time Marianna enjoys jogging, learning foreign languages and travelling.


English, Russian, German