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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

Research News  |  07/26/2019

pybliometrics – A New Software for Research With Big Bibliometric Data

Research organizations and researchers studying science itself are reliant on bibliometric databases. pybliometrics opens up new ways for users to get more quickly to the large and growing amounts of data they need. At the same time, the software fosters the verifiability of scientific results, which is a hallmark of good scientific practice.


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Miscellaneous  |  07/17/2019

Rafael Laguna de la Vera has been appointed founding director of the German Agency for Disruptive Innovation

German Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier announced the unanimous decision of the Commission for the Establishment of the German Agency for Disruptive Innovation chaired by Dietmar Harhoff: The tech pioneer, founder and innovator Rafael Laguna will be the founding director of the so-called SprinD.


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