Natalie Ackermann-Blome is an associate in Linklaters’ German patent litigation practice and is based in Frankfurt. She specialises in intellectual property litigation with a focus on cross-border patent infringement matters. She also represents clients in parallel opposition and nullity proceedings. Furthermore, she advises on competition law in relation to intellectual property rights. Her clients are particularly from the life science, semiconductor, automotive and chemical industries.

Natalie studied law at the University of Mannheim with a focus on intellectual property rights. In 2015, she started working as research assistant for Prof Dr Mary-Rose McGuire at the University of Osnabrück. Additionally, she wrote her PhD thesis in patent law and has published extensively on patent and intellectual property law. Natalie joined Linklaters in 2018.