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Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice


GRUR-Journals at C. H. Beck

The GRUR publications (see list below) include academic contributions on issues of German, European and international intellectual property law as well as significant case law and legislative material. They must be ordered directly from the publisher Beck-Verlag.

  • GRUR (Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht)
    with articles mainly concerning German law.
  • GRUR-RR (Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, Rechtsprechungs-Report)
     with current decisions supplementing the court rulings section of GRUR.
  • GRUR International (Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, Internationaler Teil)
     with articles about European, foreign and international law.
  • GRURPrax (Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, Praxis im Immaterial- und Wettbewerbsrecht)
    Up to date and practice-oriented. Information and analyses on important developments in Intellectual Property Law.

They deal scientifically with the areas of law of patent law, utility model law, the law of employee inventions, copyright and publishing law, competition and trademark law, discount and bonus law, food law, therapeutic advertising law, cartel (antitrust) law, the law of personality, names and titles and the associated issues of general civil law, procedural law and European law. Besides the scientific discussion in the articles section, both editions of the journal inform as completely and up-to-date as possible about the most important court rulings in Germany and abroad, about the legal reforms and other need-to-know information from the areas of law. The monthly journals additionally contain a column with current information as well as reports about the work of the special committees and the regional groups.

All journals can also be obtained online via Beck-Online of the publishing company C. H. Beck oHG. GRUR as of 1948, GRUR Int. as of 1952 and IIC from 1970 onwards.

Members can obtain the journals GRUR, GRUR Int. and GRUR-RR at preferential conditions; the same applies to the English-language journal "International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law" - IIC - that is published by the Max-Planck-Institut für Immaterialgüter- und Wettbewerbsrecht in Munich.