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Patent Law Series  |  09/20/2019  |  06:00 pm

Patentrecht in der Krise?

Heli Pihlajamaa, Director of the Patent Law Directorate at the European Patent Office


Research News

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EU-Mercorsur Flags symbolizing the treaty
Research News  |  07/29/2019

After the Mercosur deal: Meaningful standards of protection for Latin America?

The new trade agreement promises to open up new markets for Europe in South America. But what will it mean for the protection of intellectual property in those markets? A team of researchers in the IP Department under Director Reto M. Hilty examines the standards of protection that apply in Latin America to determine which systems of protection are most appropriate in the context of economic development


Institute News

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Miscellaneous  |  09/18/2019

Leipzig as Seat of the New German Agency for Disruptive Innovation (SprinD)

In July 2019, the SprinD founding commission chaired by Dietmar Harhoff issued recommendations for the new German Agency for Disruptive Innovation. Based on these recommendations, the German Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek, the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier together with the SprinD founding director Rafael Laguna de la Vera have announced their decision on the future location of the agency.


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