Research News

Miscellaneous  |  02/23/2021

International Law Association Adopts “Kyoto Guidelines”

A research group of the International Law Association (ILA) with the participation of Max Planck researchers has developed guidelines for the interplay of intellectual property and private international law. The “Kyoto Guidelines” are the first model law developed jointly by experts from all over the world.


Institute News

Porträt von Direktor Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D.
People  |  12/23/2020

Dietmar Harhoff Appointed as Expert to the Bavarian AI Council

To strengthen research in the field of artificial intelligence, a statewide AI network will be stretched across Bavaria as part of the HighTech Agenda Bavaria. The Bavarian AI Council with leading experts from science and industry will provide scientific and professional advice to the Bavarian AI Agency, which is being set up at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BAdW).

Heiko Richter, wissenschaftlicher Referent am Max-Planck-Institut für Innovation und Wettbewerb, wurde on als Infrastrukfür seine Dissertation „Informatitur – zu einem wettbewerbs- und innovationsbezogenen Ordnungsrahmen für Informationen des öffentlichen Sektors“ mit dem Humboldt-Preis 2020 ausgezeichnet
Award  |  11/05/2020

Heiko Richter Receives Humboldt Prize for His Dissertation

Heiko Richter, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute, was awarded the Humboldt Prize 2020 for his dissertation “Information as Infrastructure – Towards a Competition- and Innovation-Oriented Framework for Public Sector Information”.


Current Research Projects

Further research project
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research

Tracing the Path from Science to Technology

Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D., Dr. Stefano H. Baruffaldi (MPI and University of Bath), Dr. Fabian Gaessler, Felix Pöge

Further research project
Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Regulation of the Digital Economy

Prof. Dr. Josef Drexl, Prof. Dr. Reto M. Hilty, Carolina Banda, Francisco Beneke, Luc Desaunettes-Barbero, Dr. Michèle Finck, LL.M., Jure Globocnik, Dr. Begoña Gonzalez Otero, Jörg Hoffmann,  Daria Kim‎, Shraddha Kulhari,  Michael Mertel,  Heiko Richter, Stefan Scheuerer, Peter R. Slowinski, Jannick Thonemann, Klaus Wiedemann

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