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Dr. Julia Nobbe is a German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwältin) and Counsel in Quinn Emanuel’s Mannheim office.  Her practice focuses on patent litigation. 

Dr. Nobbe originally joined the firm in 2010 and rejoined it in 2019. In the interim, she served as in-house legal counsel in the IP department of an international chemical company and developed a specialization in German Federal Supreme Court practice. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Dr. Nobbe was an associate at another international law firm.

Dr. Nobbe graduated from University of Konstanz where she also worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz Fezer before starting her legal clerkship at the Oberlandesgericht Karlsruhe. She obtained her doctorate degree from Munich University.

  • Appellate Practice
  • Entertainment & Media Litigation
  • International Disputes
  • Internet Litigation
  • Life Science: Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
  • Litigation Representing Plaintiffs
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark, Trade Dress, Unfair Competition/False Advertising, and Publicity Rights Litigation
  • Transnational Litigation
  • District Court Karlsruhe
    (Second State Examination, 2008)
  • Munich University
    (PhD., Law (Dr. Iur.), summa cum laude, 2007)
  • University of Konstanz
    (First State Examination, 2004)
  • Fachanwältin für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz
  • Admitted to the German Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer Karlsruhe), 2009
  • German
  • English
  • Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    • Assistant at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Fezer, 2004-2006
  • Allen & Overy LLP, Mannheim, Germany
    • Associate, 2009-2010
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Mannheim, Germany
    • Associate, 2010-2011
  • Jordan & Hall Rechtsanwälte beim Bundesgerichtshof, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Attorney at law, 2011-2018
  • BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    • IP Counsel, 2018-2019
  • Leaders League, Patent Litigation “Excellent”, 2023
  • Benkard, Patengesetz, Gebrauchsmustergesetz, Patentkostengesetz, 12. Aufl. 2023, §§ 81-85a, 110 - 122 PatG und §§ 6a–10 GebrMG
  • Klagehindernis nach § 81 Abs. 2 S. 1 PatG (Anmerkung zu BGH, Urteil vom 6.12.2022 – X ZR 47/22 – Aminopyridin), GRUR Patent, 2023, 39
  • “Das Günstigkeitsprinzip im Verbrauchervertragesrecht” (doctorate thesis)