2 October

4th Innovation Economics for Antitrust Lawyers Conference


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Friday 2 October from 08:30 to 18:30

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King’s College London


WC2R 2LS Londres Royaume-Uni
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Coffee & Registration




Gillian DOUGLAS | Executive Dean, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

Opening keynote speech


Sir Peter ROTH | President, Competition Appeal Tribunal, London

Panel 1 - 5G, Internet of Things, SEPs


Kirti GUPTA | Vice President - Technology & Economic Strategy, Qualcomm, San Diego
Douglas LAHNBORG | Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, London*
Monica MAGNUSSON | Vice President, IPR Policy, Ericsson, Stockholm
David MATTHEW | Director of Economics, Ofcom, London
Kadambari PRASAD | Senior Economist, Compass Lexecon, London
Amaryllis VERHOEVEN | Head of Unit - Intellectual Property, DG GROW, Brussels
Moderator: Renato NAZZINI | Professor, King’s College London

Coffee Break


Panel 2 - Self-Preference: The Gatekeeper Role


Rod CARLTON | Partner, Freshfields, London
Niamh DUNNE | Assistant Professor, London School of Economics
Kirsten EDWARDS-WARREN | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London
Giulio FEDERICO | Head of Unit - CET, DG COMP, Brussels
Gönenç GÜRKAYNAK | Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Istanbul
Moderator: William E. KOVACIC | Professor, King’s College London | Non-Executive Director, CMA, London | Professor, George Washington University



Panel 3 - Platform: The Envelopment Strategy


Daniele CONDORELLI | Associate Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, Academic Affiliate at Compass Lexecon
Amelia FLETCHER | Professor, University of East Anglia
Sandro GLEAVE | Senior case handler, Bundeskartellamt 6th decision division, Bonn
Mike WALKER | Chief Economist Adviser, Competition and Markets Authority, London
Moderator: Richard WHISH QC (Hon) | Professor, King’s College London

Coffee Break


Panel 4 - App Developers: The Connect Economy


Oliver BETHELL | Director - EMEA Competition, Google, London
Harry CLARKE | Associate General Counsel, Spotify, New York
John DAVIES | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London/Paris
Martin D’HALLUIN | Vice President, Associate General Counsel - Antitrust, News Corp, New York
Nigel PARR | Partner, Ashurst, London*
Moderator: David BAILEY | Barrister, Brick Court Chambers | Visiting Professor, King’s College London

Presentation of "Richard Whish - Liber Amicorum"


Sir Peter ROTH | President, Competition Appeal Tribunal, London
Nicolas CHARBIT | The Editor, Concurrences

See Richard Whish QC (Hon) Liber Amicorum I Taking Competition Law Outside the Box



* to be confirmed

Concurrences related articles

Panel 1 - 5G, Internet of things, SEPS

Josef Drexl, Politics, digital innovation, intellectual property and the future of competition law, November 2019, Concurrences Review N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91838, pp. 2-5

Rupprecht Podszun, Intellectual property and competition law: An overview of EU and national case law, 19 September 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin Intellectual property, Art. N° 91076

Aymeric de Moncuit, Connecting competition law standards to the Internet of things, novembre 2018, Revue Concurrences N° 4-2018, Art. N° 88136, pp. 85-94

Panel 2 - Self-Preference : the gatekeeper role

Damien Geradin, Dimitrios Katsifis, Google’s (forgotten) monopoly – Ad technology services on the open web, September 2019, Concurrences Review N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90967

Pinar Akman, The notion of dominance in competition law: An overview of EU and national case law, 19 March 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Notion of dominance, Art. N° 72138

Panel 3 - Platform: the envelopment strategy

Nicholas Banasevic, Beatriz Marques, Aurélien Portuese, The Google Shopping decision, May 2018, Concurrences Review N° 2-2018, Art. N° 86714, pp. 25-37

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, The EU Commission hosts conference to address the challenges of digitization for competition policy, 17 January 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2019, Art. N° 89211

Panel 4 - App developers: the connect economy

James Mancini, Digital antitrust: An emerging consensus?, November 2019, Concurrences Review N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92053

Martin Favart, The French and German Competition Authorities publish a joint study on algorithms and competition law, 6 November 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2019, Art. N° 92587

Fabio Falconi, Caroline Janssens, Adam Land, Stuart D. Levi, Sheldon Mills, Jorge Padilla, Bill Roberts, Stefano Trento, Ingrid Vandenborre, Marianne Verdier, Banking and big data, November 2019, Concurrences Review N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92003, pp. 22-47

Lorenz Marx, Christian Ritz, Jonas Weller, Liability for outsourced algorithmic collusion: A practical approximation, May 2019, Concurrences Review N° 2-2019, Art. N° 89925

Presentation of "Richard Whish QC (Hon) Liber Amicorum, Taking Competition Law Outside the Box"

Previous edition attendees

Agencies: CNMC (Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia), Competition and Markets Authority, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania, Competitive Council of Latvia, Danish Competition and Consumer Authority, DG COMP, European Central Bank, Financial Conduct Authority, Ofcom, Ofgem, Single Source Regulations Office, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, UOKiK (Polish Competition Authority)...

Corporations: 21st Century Fox, American Express Services, Auka, Barclays Bank, British Airways, Channel 4, Direct Line Group, Equifax, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Federation of German Industries (BDI), General Electric, Graphic Packaging, HSBC, Intesa Sanpaolo, KBC Group, Kelly Services, Lietuvos energija, Lloyds Banking Group, Market Securities, Openreach, PSA International, Qualcomm, RELX Group, Safran, Samsung, Scottish and Southern Energy, Sky, Sumitomo Electric, Telefonica, Tesco, The LEGO Group, Three, TMC, Uber, Visa, Zoopla, ZX Ventures...

Law firms: Allen & Overy, Baker Botts, Baker McKenzie, BBLM Avocats, Clifford Chance, Cooley, DLA Piper, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Eversheds Sutherland, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells, Holman Fenwick Willan, Justice cool, Legance, Linklaters, Norton Rose Fulbright, Orrick, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Shearman & Sterling, Skadden, Taylor Wessing, White & Case, Yulchon...

Consultancies: Compass Lexecon, Copenhagen Economics, RBB Economics

Media: Bloomberg, MLex, PaRR, The Capitole Forum

Others: Athens University for Economics and Business, Bar School of Paris, Birmingham University, Bocconi University, Bournemouth Univerity, Brunel University London, City University of London, Columbia Law School, Concurrences, Copenhagen University, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Washington University, Kings College London, Kokushikan University, KU Leuven, London Business School, London School of Economics, Luiss Guido Carli, Lund University, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Mumbai University, Osaka City University, Queen Mary University of London, Saint Mary’s University London, Sapienza University of Rome, Trento University, University College London, University of Amsterdam, University of Bologna, University of Cambridge, University of Carthage, University of Hong Kong, University of Oxford, University of Salento, University of Southampton, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin, University Rennes I, Warsaw University, Warwich University, Westminster University, Yamaguchi University...


This fourth edition of the Innovation Economics for Antitrust Lawyers Conference is organised by Concurrences Review in partnership with King’s College London with the support of panel and media sponsors. Attendance is by registration only. No on-site registration. Photos will be taken at the event; attendees agree for the organiser to use these photos, unless otherwise required. The list of attendees will be communicated to the speakers. Conference credited for CPD credits.

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