Reto Hilty

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Executive Director

Marstallplatz 1

Munich, 80539

Germany

http://www.ip.mpg.de

University of Zurich

Professor

Rämistrasse 74/7

Zürich, CH-8001

Switzerland

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Honorary Professor

Munich, 80539

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

The Reference to the CJEU in Case C-466/12 Svensson

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Namur, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Leuven University (KU Leuven), University of Glasgow, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Saint Louis University and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
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Abstract:

copyright, hyperlinks, Article 3, copyright directive

2.

The Unitary Patent Package: Twelve Reasons for Concern

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

unitary patent, EU patent, patent court, Art. 118 TFEU

3.

European Commission - Green Paper: Copyright in the Knowledge Economy - Comments by the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
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Abstract:

Copyright, Scientific publishing, Directive on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society

4.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights and Multi-Territorial Licensing of Rights in Musical Works for Online Uses in the Internal Market COM (2012)372

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
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Abstract:

Copyright, collective rights administration, collecting societies, Europe, online rights, licensing

5.

Collective Copyright Management and Digitization: The European Experience

Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy / Ruth Towse and Christian Handke (eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013, pp. 222-234, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Reto Hilty and Sylvie Nérisson
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

Copyright, collective rights administration, collecting societies, Europe, online rights, licensing

6.

Rationales for the Legal Protection of Intangible Goods and Cultural Heritage

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

Traditional knowledge, cultural heritage, folklore, biological diversity, intellectual poperty rights, rationales for legal protection, developing countries

7.

Comment by the Max Planck Institute on the Commission's Proposal for a Directive to Amend Directive 2006/116 EC of the European Parliament and Council Concerning the Term of Protection for Copyright and Related Rights

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
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Abstract:

copyright, related rights

8.

Towards a New Instrument of Protection for Software in the EU? Learning the Lessons from the Harmonization Failure of Software Patentability

published in: G. Ghidini and E. Arezzo (eds), "Biotechnology and Software Patent Law: A Comparative Review on New Developments", Cheltenham, UK/ Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2011, p. 153., Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Reto Hilty and Christophe Geiger
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
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Abstract:

Protection of Software, Exclusion from Patentability, Definition of an Invention, Sui-Generis Right, European Patent Convention, Functions of Patent Law, Open Source, Bilski decision

9.

Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law on the Review of EU Legislation on Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

Customs, border measures, Regulation 1383/2003, Border Measures Regulation, TRIPS, transit, Montex, seizure, procedure, IP, enforcement, patents, trademarks, public health

10.

Individual, Multiple and Collective Ownership - What Impact on Competition?

INDIVIDUALISM AND COLLECTIVIZATION IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, p. 3-44, Jan Rosén, Edward Elgar, 2012, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-04,
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

exclusive right, intellectual property, ownership, competition, patent law, copyright law, trademark law, geographical indications, unfair competition, open access, open source, open innovation, compulsory license

11.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law on the Commission Proposal for a Directive on Certain Permitted Uses of Orphan Works

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Forthcoming, GRUR Int., Vol. 60, No. 10, pp. 818-821, 2011, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
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Abstract:

Orphan work, European Union, Commission, directive, proposal, digitisation, online archive, online library, permitted use, collective rights management, copyright law

12.

Overview of National Reports About 'Balancing Copyright'

R. Hilty & S. Nérisson, Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches, p. 1-78, Springer, 2012, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-05,
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Reto Hilty and Sylvie Nérisson
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

copyright law, three-step test, fair use, users' right, limitation

13.

Comments on the Preliminary Set of Provisions for the Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

Unified Patent Court; Unitary Patent Regulation; Rules of Procedure; Patent Litigation; Bifurcation; Patent injunctions

14.

Legal Effects and Policy Considerations for Free Trade Agreements: What is Wrong with FTAs?

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
Reto Hilty and Thomas Jaeger
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

FTAs, free trade agreements, spaghetti-bowl, TRIPS-plus, international law hierarchy, VCLT, development, policy considerations, incentives, international IP reform

15.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition of 3 June 2014 on the Proposal of the European Commission for a Directive on the Protection of Undisclosed Know-How and Business Information (Trade Secrets) against their Unlawful Acquisition, Use and Disclosure of 28 November 2013, Com(2013) 813 Final

In: International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Vol. 45, Issue 8, 2014, pp. 953-967, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Roland Knaak, Annette Kur and Reto Hilty
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Abstract:

Trade Secret Protection, Know-how Protection, European Union Law, Harmonization, Directive on Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition Law, Intellectual Property, ROM II Regulation, International Private Law, TRIPS Agreement, Enforcement of Trade Secret Protection

16.

Declaration on Patent Protection - Regulatory Sovereignty under TRIPS

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property & Competition Law, 2014, Vol. 45, Is. 6, pp 679-698 , Intellectual Property Law and Policy Journal, 2014, Vol. 45, pp.1 - 32 (in Japanese), Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2015
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Buenos Aires (UBA) - Faculty of Social Sciences, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), Duke University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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17.

The Role of Patent Quality in Europe

TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITION: CONTRIBUTIONS IN HONOUR OF HANNS ULLRICH, pp. 91-121, Josef Drexl, Reto M. Hilty, Laurence Boy, Christine Godt, Bernard Remiche, eds., Larcier, Bruxelles, 2009, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

European patent system, US patent system, patent quality, compulsory license, inventive step, overprotection, opposition system, patent examination, patent claims

18.

Limitations and Exceptions as Key Elements of the Legal Framework for Copyright in the European Union – Opinion on the Judgment of the CJEU in Case C-201/13 Deckmyn

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Namur, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Leuven University (KU Leuven), University of Glasgow, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo and Saint Louis University
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Abstract:

copyright, European Union, exceptions, limitations, Court of Justice, parody, freedom of expression, harmonisation, discrimination

19.

Access and Use: Open vs. Proprietary Worlds

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jun 2014
Reto Hilty and Kaya Köklü
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

open world, proprietary world, compulsory licenses, creative commons, open innovation

20.

The Role of Enforcement in Delineating the Scope of IP Rights

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2015
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

intellectual property, under-protection, over-protection, imbalance, TRIPS, ACTA, Enforcement Directive 48/2004, limits to enforceability, competition, market failure, 'one size fits all', liability approach, denial of injunctive relief, compulsory license

21.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich of 29 April 2013 on the Green Paper of the European Commission on Unfair Trading Practices in the Business-to-Business Food and Non-Food Supply Chain in Europe Dated 31 January 2013, Com(2013) 37 Final

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-11 , IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law , Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 701-709
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Bayreuth
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Abstract:

Unfair trading practices, Business-to-business practices in the supply chain, Antitrust law, Unfair competition law, Contract law, European aquis

22.

Position Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Concerning the Implementation of the WIPO Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, pp. 707-716, 46(6) 2015, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 15-05
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
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Abstract:

Marrakesh Treaty, Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled Persons, Position Paper

23.

Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, ISBN 978-3-00-057529-7, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 210 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Reto Hilty and Valentina Moscon
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

EU copyright, exceptions and limitations, text and data mining, out-of-commerce works, Marrakesh Treaty, fair compensation, copyright contract law, platform liability, neighbouring rights, press publishers, cross-border content circulation, cross-border broadcasting, retransmission

24.

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'

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 17-08
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 May 2017
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Abstract:

European law, data-driven economy, smart products, data ownership, data producer’s right, access to data, data portability.

25.

Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition on the Proposed Modernisation of European Copyright Rules Part B Exceptions and Limitations (Art. 3 – Text and Data Mining)

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Reto Hilty and Heiko Richter
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Students
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Abstract:

access, EU copyright, extraction, field exemption, implied license, normal use, reproduction, research organizations, text and data mining

26.

IP and Private Ordering

The Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law (edited by Rochelle Dreyfuss and Justine Pila, Oxford University Press, 2017 Forthcoming), Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

intellectual property; contract law; technical protection measure (TPM); know-how; exclusivity; enforcement; antitrust law; unfair competition law; consumer protection; private ordering; self-regulation; standard-essential patents; patent pool; collective rights management (CRM)

27.

Data Ownership and Access to Data - Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition of 16 August 2016 on the Current European Debate

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Students, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Students, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Students, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Students
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Abstract:

data-driven economy, data ownership, data base protection sui generis, access to data, access regulation, big data, protection of algorithms, trade secrets protection

28.

Control Mechanisms for CRM Systems and Competition Law

Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 16-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2016
Reto Hilty and Tao Li
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

collective management organizations (CMOs), copyright management (CRM), collecting societies and competition law, sector-specific control mechanisms, EU Directive 2014/26

29.

'Exhaustion' in the Digital Age

In: I. Calboli, E. Lee (eds.), Research handbook on intellectual property exhaustion and parallel imports, Cheltenham, Elgar, 2016, pp. 64-83, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Reto Hilty
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Abstract:

First-sale doctrine; implied licence; right to use; technological protection measures (TPM); streaming; software; UsedSoft; ReDigi

30.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law on the 2009 Commission Proposal for the Establishment of a Unified European Patent Judiciary

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 40, No. 7, 2009 , Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-06
Posted: 22 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Abstract:

community patent, European patent, litigation, court, unified judiciary, draft agreement 2007