A Divided Country in Foreign Courts-Recent Litigation Involving Germany’s Legal Status and the Zeiss Stiftung

The partition of countries in the wake of the second World War accounts for two Asian battlefields: Korea and Viet Nam. In Europe, where a dividing line was drawn through Germany, military hostilities have been avoided thus far. Instead, the controversies originating from that line are fought out at the conference table, through public and private media of communication, and in the courthouses.