Enforcement of the GNU GPL in Germany and Europe Jaeger Till GPL enforcement is successful in Europe. In several court decisions and out of court settlements the license conditions of the GPL have been successfully enforced. In particular, embedded systems are the main focus of such compliance activities. The article describes the practice of enforcement activities and the legal prerequisites under the application of German law. 340 periodical academic journal JIPITEC 1 1 2010 34 39 2190-3387 urn:nbn:de:0009-29-24190 http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-29-24190 jaeger2010