Dr. Felix Trumpke is German qualified attorney (Rechtsanwalt) and Counsel working in Quinn Emanuel’s Mannheim office. His practice focuses on commercial and IP litigation with a particular emphasis on patent litigation. Felix represents national and international clients before the German courts at trial and appellate level, in opposition proceedings at the EPO and in nullity actions before the German Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court.
His expertise covers all aspects of complex patent litigation involving a broad range of technologies, including telecommunications, IT, automotive and medical products. He also has specific experience in advising clients regarding standard essential patents (SEP) and FRAND issues in licensing negotiations and litigation.
Felix graduated from the University of Munich, where he specialized in Intellectual Property, Competition and Media Law. After spending three years as a scholarship holder at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, he obtained his doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in law from the University of Munich in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, he completed his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court Frankfurt/Main including stages at the German Embassy in Stockholm as well as at the legal department of a large multinational technology company.
Felix is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).
- Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt/Main
(Second State Examination, 2016)
- Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
(Ph.D., Law (Dr. jur.), summa cum laude, 2015)
- Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
(Ph.D. student and scholarship holder, 2010-2013)
- Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
(First State Examination, 2010)
- The German Bar (Rechtsanwaltskammer Karlsruhe)
- Recognized by Managing IP as a Rising Star, 2022
- Effects and potential of Extended Collective License systems, in: Liu/Hilty (eds.), Remuneration of Copyright Owners, Springer (2017).
- Exklusivität und Kollektivierung. Das skandinavische Modell der Erweiterten Kollektiven Lizenz (Extended Collective Licensing), Nomos (2016).
- The Extended Collective License – A Matter of Exclusivity?, in: Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd (NIR) 2012, 264-294.
- Member, GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)