Research report 2016 - Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Patent Litigation in Europe
Gaessler, Fabian; Harhoff, Dietmar
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research
SummaryThe economics department of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition participated in a research cooperation with other national and international institutions on the judicial enforcement of patent rights. The project comprised the data collection of patent litigation cases in several European countries and their analysis in the context of national jurisdictions. The research project addressed the analysis of the fragmented European system on effectiveness and efficiency to settle patent disputes.