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Professorship for Intellectual Property

The professorship for intellectual property at ETH Zurich is is part of the Center for Law & Economics within the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich. The professorship focuses on interdisciplinary research in the areas of intellectual property law, law of emerging technologies (in particular cyberlaw and biotechnology law), telecommunications law, and antitrust law, as well as on general (behavioral) law and economics research. Through research projects, workshops and teaching activities, the professorship participates in the international discourse in the areas mentioned. It co-organizes the Workshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation, which regularly brings leading internationally well-known experts from all over the world to Zurich.



Munich Summer Institute

From June 20 to 22, 2016, the Center for Law & Economics at ETH Zurich will co-organize the Munich Summer Institute 2016. It will focus on three areas: Digitization, Strategy and Organization; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; and Law & Economics of Innovation. Read more 


Innovation Heuristics: working paper

Stefan Bechtold (ETH Zurich), Christopher Buccafusco (Cardozo Law School) and Christopher Sprigman (New York University School of Law) have released their paper on "Innovation Heuristics: Experiments on Sequential Creativity in Intellectual Property" as a working paper on SSRN. Read more 

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