The Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law is a research institute within the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Arts and Science. The Max Planck Institute undertakes research on fundamental questions of law in these areas. The Institute regularly advises governmental bodies and other organizations on the national and international level. It has an international approach and places emphasis on the comparative analysis of law as well as economic and technological aspects of legal developments.
The Institute provided comments on the 2005 Green Paper on Damages Actions for the Breach of EC Antitrust Rules. This paper comments on the 2008 White Paper.