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Research News

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Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty
Miscellaneous  |  03/12/2019

EU and Switzerland: Neighbouring Right for Press Publisher under Criticism

Despite the controversy surrounding the European Parliament’s proposal to introduce a press publishers' neighbouring right, Switzerland has now tabled the same proposition. A group of Swiss legal scholars including Reto M. Hilty show why such a right does more harm than good.


Current Research Projects

Externally funded project
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research

The Use of Copyright-Protected Creative Online Content by German Consumers

Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, Dr. Roland A. Stürz, Dr. Alexander Suyer

Further research project
Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Data-driven Economy: The Need for Regulation Due to Digitalisation?

Prof. Dr. Josef Drexl, Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, Francisco Beneke, Luc Desaunettes, Michèle Finck, Jure Globocnik, Jörg Hoffmann, Leonard Hollander, Daria Kim‎, Heiko Richter, Stefan Scheuerer, Peter Slowinski, Jannick Thonemann, Klaus Wiedemann, Franziska Greiner (formerly), Gintarė Surblytė (formerly), Axel Walz‎ (formerly)

Further research project
Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Modernisation of European Copyright Rules

Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, Dr. Valentina Moscon (Project coordinator), Andrea Bauer, Dr. Silke von Lewinski, Ricarda Lotte, Heiko Richter, Moritz Sutterer, Tao Li


Institute News

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Miscellaneous  |  03/02/2019

”The current compromise does not provide clarity and consistency”

Neighbouring rights and platform liability: The European copyright reform entails far-reaching changes. In the view of the managing director, Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, the key concerns of the reform have not been implemented even with the compromise proposal. He explains the reasons in an interview.

Miscellaneous  |  02/27/2019

Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) presents Annual Report 2019 on Research, Innovation and Technological Performance in Germany to German Chancellor Merkel

On 27 February 2019, the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation chaired by Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D., Director at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation, has presented the twelfth report on research, innovation and technological performance in Germany to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.