Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Dr. Matthias Lamping
Dr. Matthias Lamping

Senior Research Fellow
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Fields of Law: Europe; Property Rights for Technical Innovation; Antitrust Law
 

Phone:
+49 89 24246-452
Facsimile:
+49 89 24246-501
Mail:

Areas of Interest:

Intellectual Property Law (in particular Patent Law); European Competition Law

Academic Résumé:

Matthias Lamping grew up in Andalusia and studied law at the Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg with a focus on international economic law, commercial law and European law. Matthias has worked for a Swiss law firm and in the finance and controlling department of a Swiss ropeway manufacturer before concluding his doctoral thesis about “Patent Protection and Market Power” (Carl Heymanns) and joining the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Munich. He has been a senior research fellow since July 2009 and is currently working on his habilitation at the interface of civil law and intellectual property law. He is a faculty member of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) and the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU). His current research focus involves patent and competition law as well as issues of legal philosophy, European law, WTO law and general civil and commercial law.

Academic Prizes / Honours / Memberships etc.:

Memberships:

Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)

Münchner Kartellrechtsforum

International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)

Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)

Prizes:

Förderpreis des Fachbereichs Arbeits-, Wirtschafts- und Europarecht der Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg

Walter-Haslinger-Preis für Wirtschaftsrecht der Walter-Haslinger-Stiftung

Teaching activities:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) 

Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC)

Languages:

German, English, Spanish

Current Publications:

Matthias Lamping / Reto M. Hilty / et al.: Declaration on Patent Protection - Regulatory Sovereignty under TRIPS. In: IIC, 2014, Band 45, p. 679-698

Lamping, Matthias: Enhanced Cooperation in the Area of Unitary Patent Protection: Testing the Boundaries of the Rule of Law. In: Maastricht J. Eur. Comp. L., 2013, Vol. 20, p. 589.

Lamping , Matthias: Refusal to License as an Abuse of Market Dominance – From Commercial Solvents to Microsoft. In: Hilty, R.M. / Kung-Chung Liu (Hrsg.): Compulsory Licensing. Practical Experiences and Ways Forward, p. 121-145.

Lamping, Matthias / Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan / et al.: Principles for Intellectual Property Provisions in Bilateral and Regional Agreements. In: IIC, 2013, Volume 44, Nr. 8, p. 878 - 883.

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Lamping, Matthias / Reto M. Hilty / Thomas Jaeger / Roberto Romandini / Hanns Ullrich: Comments on the Preliminary Set of Provisions for the Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court (Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-16)., 2013.

Lamping, Matthias / Kaya Köklü: The AGA-Occlutech Decision of the German Federal Court of Justice – Confusion on a Higher Level?.: Union Conference Report. 2012.

Lamping, Matthias / Reto M. Hilty / Thomas Jaeger / Hanns Ullrich: The Unitary Patent Package – Twelve Reasons for Concern. In: CIPA Journal, 2012, Nr. 10, p. 553 - 555.

Lamping, Matthias / Kaya Köklü: Die Vereinbarkeit des serbischen Immaterialgüterrechts mit der Enforcement-Richtlinie. In: Hülshörster / Mirow (Eds.): Deutsche Beratung bei Rechts- und Justizreformen im Ausland – 20 Jahre Deutsche Stiftung für Internationale Rechtliche Zusammenarbeit. Berlin, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2012, p. 303 - 316.

Lamping, Matthias: Shackles for Bees? The ECJ's Decision of GMO-Contaminated Honey. In: European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2012, Nr. 1, p. 123 - 129.

Lamping, Matthias: Enhanced Cooperation – A Proper Approach to Market Integration in the Field of Unitary Patent Protection?. In: International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition, 2011, Nr. 8, p. 879 - 925.

Lamping, Matthias: Innovationsförderung nach TRIPS. In: Hilty / Jaeger / Lamping (Eds.): Herausforderung Innovation. Heidelberg, Springer, 2011, p. 119 - 143.

Lamping, Matthias: Securing Patent Rights through Customs Measures. In: GRUR Int, 2011, Nr. 7, p. 599 - 602.

Lamping, Matthias / Hilty: Trennungsprinzip - Quo vadis, Germania?. In: Bender / Schülke, Winterfeldt (Eds.): Festschrift 50 Jahre Bundespatentgericht. Köln, Carl Heymanns, 2011, p. 255 - 274.

Lamping, Matthias: Monsanto Case Note – Purpose-Bound Patent Protection for Genes. In: European Journal of Risk Regulation, 2010, Nr. 4, p. 445 - 450.

Lamping, Matthias: Patentschutz und Marktmacht. Köln, Carl Heymanns, 2010, In addition: Diss.

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(Co-)Editor of the following:

Matthias Lamping/ Hanns Ullrich / Reto M. Hilty / Josef Drexl (Hrsg.): TRIPS plus 20 – From Trade Rules to Market Principles. Heidelberg, Springer, 2015

Lamping, Matthias / Reto M. Hilty / Thomas Jaeger (Hrsg.): Herausforderung Innovation. Heidelberg, Springer, 2011.

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Lectures:

15.04.15 IP Treaties and Harmonisation - Economic Friend or Foe?

Veranstaltung: FICPI World Congress 2015
Veranstalter: International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

 

  • Location: South Africa

 

14.11.14 Das Verhältnis von Patenten und Wettbewerb

Veranstaltung: Patente und freier Wettbewerb – ein Widerspruch? (Karlsruher Dialog Technik und Recht, Jahrestagung 2014)
Veranstalter: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

 

  • Location: Karlsruhe

 

01.03.14 Enforcement of Standard-Essential Patents: Broken Promises and Shattered Dreams

Veranstaltung: Waseda Conference on Global Patent Strategies: The Development of the Framework of International Patent Law
Veranstalter: Waseda University RCLIP, Waseda Institute of Advanced Study, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Deutsch Japanische Juristenvereinigung (DJJV)

 

  • Location: Waseda University, Tokio

 

28.01.14 -
29.01.14
Inter-Industry Learning within Patents and Competition Law

Veranstaltung: Oil & Gas IP Summit 2014
Veranstalter: IQPC

 

  • Location: London

 

13.11.13 -
14.11.13
IP in an Open Society: Half a Dozen Myths about Intellectual Property

Veranstaltung: The Essentials of IP, for EU Officials

Veranstalter: Academy of the Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market (OHIM), European Patent Academy, European Patent Office

  • Location: Brussels
04.09.13 -
06.09.13
The Agony of Choice: Optionality in the European Patent Sytem

8th annual conference of the EPIP association (European Policy for Intellectual Property) "The Frontiers of Intellectual Property"

  • Location: Telecom ParisTech, Paris
18.08.13 -
21.08.13
The Patent Declaration

Closed Workshop

Veranstalter: Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, National University of Singapore (NUS)

  • Location: Singapur
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28.06.13 Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court: The Tasks that lie Ahead

 Konferenz "Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court: Expectations, Wishes and Fears"

  • Location: INPI Headquarters, Paris
23.06.13 -
26.06.13
Patents, Standards and/or Competition

32d Annual Congress of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)

  • Location: Pembroke College, Oxford
24.02.13 -
26.02.13
Standard-Essential Patents and Injunctive Relief: Protection of Competition in Standardized Markets

Second Waseda Conference on "Global Patent Strategies: The Boundaries of Patent Rights in the EU and Japan" and Celebration of Partnership on Judicial Education between Waseda University and Düsseldorf High Court

Veranstalter: Waseda University RCLIP, Waseda Institute of Advanced Study, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Deutsch Japanische Juristenvereinigung (DJJV)

  • Location: Waseda University / Osaka, Tokio
15.12.12 -
17.12.12
The Patent Declaration

2nd Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

Veranstalter: Fundação Getulio Vargas, American University, Centre For Internet & Society, The American Assembly, Open A.I.R., International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

  • Location: Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro
07.12.12 Patents and Standards

EPLAW Congress 2012, Veranstalter: European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)

  • Location: Brussels
07.12.12 The Unitary Patent Package: Twelve Reasons for Concern

EPLAW Congress 2012, Veranstalter: European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)

  • Location: Brussels
03.12.12 -
05.12.12
Refusal to Deal under European Antitrust Law

Conference on Compulsory Licensing, Veranstalter: Academia Sinica Institutum Iurisprudentiae / Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law

  • Location: Taipei
03.12.12 -
05.12.12
The MPI Survey on Patent Limitations

Conference on Compulsory Licensing, Veranstalter: Academia Sinica Institutum Iurisprudentiae / Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law

  • Location: Taipei
20.11.12 -
22.11.12
Intellectual Property for Judges and other Enforcement Institutions

IRZ Training Seminar, Veranstalter: Judicial Institute of Jordan / Deutsche Stiftung für internationale rechtliche Zusammenarbeit (IRZ)

  • Location: Amman
16.11.12 Enhanced Cooperation

The Europeanisation of Patent Law: EU Law and IP Law Perspectives, Veranstalter: IPR University Center

  • Location: Helsinki
10.10.12 Das EU Patent. Ein Schatten seiner selbst?

Field Fisher Waterhouse Patentexpertenrunde, Veranstalter: Field Fisher Waterhouse

  • Location: Brussels
04.10.12 Stand und Perspektiven des EU Patents

JDialog: Patente – Quo Vadis? Harmonisierungsbestrebungen innerhalb der Europäischen Gemeinschaft und aus den USA, Veranstalter: Jones Day

  • Location: Frankfurt
28.10.11 Enhanced Cooperation or Cooperative Coercion? Evaluación crítica de la cooperación reforzada en el área de la patente comunitaria

III. Jornada de Propiedad Industrial, Veranstalter: Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

  • Location: Santiago de Compostela
27.06.11 -
29.06.11
Seminar on IP Licensing

EU Twinning Project, Veranstalter: European Commission

  • Location: Istanbul / Ankara
19.12.10 IP, Competition and Refusals to License

Innovation, Creativity and IP Policy: An Indo-European Dialogue, Veranstalter: National University for Judicial Sciences (NJUS) / Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law

  • Location: Kolkata
12.11.10 Rahmenbedingungen eines ausgeglichenen Patentsystems

MPI Assistentenforum 2010: Herausforderung Innovation, Veranstaler: Max Planck Institute für Immaterialgüter- und Wettbewerbsrecht

  • Location: München
25.06.10 The Legal Notion of Patent Abuse

The Legal Notion of Abuse of Patent Rights, Veranstalter: World Trade Institute (WTI) / NCCR Trade Regulation

  • Location: Bern
11.03.10 Improving the Efficiency of Patent Prosecution

6th EGA Legal Affairs Forum: "Raising the Bar" at the European Patent Office and the Sector Inquiry Recommendations, Veranstalter: European Generic Medicines Association (EGA)

  • Location: München
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Courses:

WS 13/14 Empört Euch! George Orwell lässt grüßen

Seminar im Medienrecht für Nebenfachstudierende

  • Location: LMU München
WS 12/13 Internet und Recht

Seminar im Medienrecht für Nebenfachstudierende

  • Location: LMU München
WS 12/13 International & Comparative Patent Law 
  • Location: MIPLC, München
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WS 12/13 Copyright and Trademark Licensing
  • Location: MIPLC, München
WS 11/12 Copyright and Trademark Licensing
  • Location: MIPLC, München
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