About the Law Group

The Law Group analyzes the often problematic and contradictory interaction of state and non-state rules originating from various sources of law and other forms of regulation, whether local, national or global. The group combines legal and social-scientific knowledge and expertise. It is our aim to analyze and understand existing conditions in the domains of food, and to contribute to their improvement.


Our research covers global economic law and regulation in the life sciences. Our research clusters are devided into three main areas: Commercial Law, IP Law and Sector-specific Public Law such as Food Law and Environmental Law