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Special Committees

Special committees and working groups discuss questions of national, European and international law and prepare position papers to be issued by GRUR on draft legislation, directives and treaties, and on questions of the application of the law. The position papers are provided to the competent ministries, authorities and committees. Due to their competence, neutrality and well-balanced considerations they are highly regarded.

The following special committees and working groups exist at present:

  • Biotechnology law
  • Cartel (antitrust) law
  • Copyright and publishing law
  • Drug and food law
  • Design law
  • Internet- and software law
  • Invention law
  • Patent and utility model law
  • Procedural law
  • Protection of plant breedings
  • Rights on data
  • Trademark and unfair competition law