Opinions

Opinion  |  02/11/2020

Comments on the Draft Issues Paper of the WIPO on Intellectual Property Policy and Artificial Intelligence of 11 February 2020

Opinion  |  04/16/2019

Position Paper on the government draft of 23 January 2019 for a Thuringian Transparency Act

A legal analysis of the proposed enactment of a Transparency Act in Thuringia.

Opinion  |  10/16/2018

Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf (RefE) eines Gesetzes zur Stärkung des fairen Wettbewerbs vom 11. September 2018

An analysis of the proposals to amend provisions in the Act Against Unfair Competition (UWG) and to introduce a repairs clause in the Design Act

Opinion  |  05/30/2018

Position Paper on the German transposition proposal of Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of trade secrets

A legal analysis of the conformity of the proposal with the directive and suggestions for improvement

Opinion  |  07/13/2017

Position Statement on the Proposed Modernisation of European Copyright Rules

Position Statement in response to the proposals aimed at the modernisation of EU-copyright within the Digital Single Market published by the European Commission on September 14, 2016.
eBook

Opinion  |  04/26/2017

Position Statement "Public consultation on Building the European Data Economy"

Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition of 26 April 2017 on the European Commission’s “Public consultation on Building the European Data Economy”

Opinion  |  02/01/2017

Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf eines Gesetzes zur Angleichung des Urheberrechts an die aktuellen Erfordernisse der Wissensgesellschaft

Stellungnahme zum Referentenentwurf eines Gesetzes zur Angleichung des Urheberrechts an die aktuellen Erfordernisse der Wissensgesellschaft (UrheberrechtsWissensgesellschafts-Gesetz–UrhWissG) vom 01. Februar 2017 und dem Verleih von E-Books durch Bibliotheken (sog. „E-Lending“)

Opinion  |  06/23/2016

Position Statement “Public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain”

Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition on the
“Public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain”