Ansgar Ohly

Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

Ludwigstrasse 29

Munich, Bavaria 80539

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Sweet Smells and a Sour Taste - The ECJ's L'Oréal decision

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-12, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Annette Kur, Lionel A. F. Bently and Ansgar Ohly
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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Comparative advertising, unfair use of reputation, ECJ, freedom of commercial speech, Article 10 ECHR

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Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Freedom of Expression and Undistorted Competition in EU Trade Mark Law

European Intellectual Property Review 2015, 337-344
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR), University of Eastern Finland and University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration, Department of Intellectual Property Law
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EU trade mark law, freedom of expression, freedom of competition, limitations of exclusive rights, need to keep free, referential use, Lisbon Treaty, Charter of Fundamental Rights, criticism, comment, parody, exhaustion, comparative advertising, functionality, due cause defence, honest practices

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The Freedom of Imitation and Its Limits - A European Perspective

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 41, pp. 506-524, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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unfair competition, misappropriation, reaping without sowing, product imitation, European law

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Three Principles of European IP Enforcement Law: Effectiveness, Proportionality, Dissuasiveness

TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITION, CONTRIBUTIONS IN HONOUR OF HANNS ULLRICH, pp. 257-274, Josef Drexl, ed., Larcier, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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intellectual property, enforcement, patent law, patent trolls, injunction, overcompansatory damages, interim relief

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Reverse Engineering: Unfair Competition or Catalyst for Innovation?

PATENTS AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD: LIBER AMICORUM, Joseph Straus, ed., pp. 535-552, Berlin, Springer, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Dec 2009
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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intellectual property, trade secrets, reverse engineering, unfair competition

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Free-Riding on the Repute of Trade Marks – Does Protection Generate Innovation?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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Trademark, Innovation, EU Law

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Can the UK Stay in the UPC System after Brexit?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jun 2017
Ansgar Ohly and Rudolf Streinz
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
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Patent, European Patent, Unified Patent Court, Unitary Patent, Brexit

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'Buy Me Because I'm Cool': The 'Marketing Approach' and the Overlap between Design, Trade Mark and Unfair Competition Law

A. Kur, M. Levin and J. Schovsbo (eds.), The EU Design Approach – A Global Appraisal, Edward Elgar, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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design, trademark, unfair competition, overlap

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The Copyright – Design Interface in German Law: History, Doctrine, Policy

E. Derclaye (ed.), The Copyright/Design Interface, Cambridge University Press, 2018; ISBN: 9781108182676
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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design, copyright, works of applied art, unfair competition

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A Fairness-Based Approach to Economic Rights

P.B. Hugenholtz (ed.), Wolters Kluwer, Alphen aan den Rijn, pp. 83-119, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Nov 2019
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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copyright, economic rights, fairness, fair use

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The German Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2019

Jens Schovsbo, Timo Minssen and Thomas Riis (eds), "The harmonization and protection of trade secrets in the EU – An Appraisal of the EU Directive", Edward Elgar, forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 May 2020
Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
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trade secrets, IP law, unfair competition law, Germany

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Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility Based on the General Unfair Competition Clause? (Corporate Social Responsibility: Unmittelbare Beurteilung auf der Grundlage der lauterkeitsrechtlichen Generalklausel?)

Corporate Social Responsibility, Volume 21 of the series MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law pp 197-209, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-54005-9_14
Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
Diana Liebenau and Ansgar Ohly
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Faculty of Law and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

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Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, UGP-Richtlinie, directive 2005/29/EC, Generalklausel, general tort of unfair competition, taste and decency, market-based vs. regulatory approach, autonomous vs. heteronomous approach