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GRUR-Journals at C.H.Beck and Oxford University Press (OUP)

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 or, in the case of GRUR International, there is also the option to subscribe through Oxford University Press (OUP).

  • 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 (GRUR International: Journal of European and International IP law; available through Beck and OUP)
     with articles about European, foreign and international law.
  • GRUR-Prax (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.
  • GRUR Patent (Patent Law in Practice)
    Monthly up-to-date and practice-oriented in German and English: articles on all patent law topics, plus reviews of all important decisions of the Unified Patent Court, the Boards of Appeal of the EPO and the national courts.

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. From 2020, the journal GRUR International is also available to readers through our international partner Oxford University Press (OUP).

Members can obtain the journals GRUR, GRUR International 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.