News

New book published: La competencia judicial internacional de los tribunales españoles en los casos de presunta infracción de derechos de patente by Arantxa Gandía Sellens

Patent rights aim to boost innovation; and innovation is the only way to achieve technological progress, which mainly finds its legal protection through patent rights. Thus, there is a need to set up a patent system that works very well...


Workshop: “The Making of Decisions of the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies”

On 30-31 March 2017, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law hosted the workshop “The Making of Decisions of the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies”. This workshop was the 4th organized within the framework of the...


Research Fellow Michel Erpelding awarded with Doctoral degree

Michel Erpelding received the Doctoral degree from Sorbonne Law School - University Paris 1 with highest honours.


Visit of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

On the 13th of March 2017, a delegation of the Subcommittee for European Affairs of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Consumer Protection of the German Bundestag composed of Prof. Dr. Patrick Sensburg, Dr. Hendrik Hoppenstedt, Petra...


Events

27 April 2017
28 April 2017
Symposia

“The Expert in the International Adjudicative Process”

The symposium intends to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas on a topic of considerable debate and divergent views. It will highlight and confront, among other issues, the appointment of...


16:00 /  3 May 2017
Max Planck Lecture Series

“The Use and Misuse of European Human Rights Law in Investor-State Arbitration”

Lecturer: Professor José E. Alvarez (University of New York)


09:00 / 12 May 2017
Seminars

EUFam's Project – International Exchange Seminar

The EUFam's Project, funded by the European Commission, aims to identify difficulties faced by courts and practitioners, to develop uniform best practices and to formulate policy guidelines for...


16:00 / 14 June 2017
Max Planck Lecture Series

“Les revirements de jurisprudence de la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne”

Lecturer : Prof. Fabrice Picod (University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas)