Seminar  |  01/22/2020 | 4:00 p.m.  –  8:00 p.m.

TIME Colloquium

Dennis Byrski (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition), Georg Windisch (TUM) (on invitation)


Research News

Cover der neuen GRUR International
Research News  |  01/13/2020

English Relaunch of a Well-Established Law Journal

GRUR Int. has entered the new year with a revised concept: The journal is now called "GRUR International" and is published exclusively in English. Articles will be selected based on an independent peer-review process.

Study  |  12/11/2019

Science Quality and the Value of Inventions – New Study in Science Advances

The new study “Science Quality and the Value of Inventions” by researchers of the Institute has now been published in the journal Science Advances. The study shows a strong positive correlation between the scientific quality of research contributions and the economic value of patents based on these contributions.


Institute News

Verbraucherrechtstage im Bundesministerium für Justiz und Verbraucherschutz
Event Report  |  01/10/2020

Data Access, Consumer Interests and Public Interest Grounds

At the Consumer Rights Days (Verbraucherrechtstage) 2019, which were taken care of in scientific regards by the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, representatives from scholarship and politics discussed how access to data in the digital era should ideally be regulated.

Feierliche Jahressitzung der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften im Herkulesssaal der Münchner Residenz
Event Report  |  12/19/2019

Markets, Society and the Law in Times of Digital Change

In his academic lecture at the annual festive session of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Josef Drexl addressed the question of whether the existing legal framework is still able to regulate new digital business models appropriately.


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, 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