Innovation Economics For Antitrust Lawyers

This conference has been rescheduled to 2nd October at King’s College London | Register to attend

Compass Lexecon economists Kirsten Edwards-Warren, John Davies, Kadu Prasad, and Daniele Condorelli will speak at the 4th Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers, co-organized by Concurrences and King’s College London. The full-day conference brings together antitrust enforcers, lawyers, academics and economists to discuss the implications of the latest developments in digital and technology on competition law and economics.

Event Programme

Welcome: Gillian DOUGLAS | Executive Dean of The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Opening Keynote: Sir Peter ROTH | President, Competition Appeal Tribunal, London

Panel 1 (09:45): 5G, Internet of Things, SEPs

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

Panel 2 (11:30): 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

Panel 3 (14:30): Platform: The Envelopment Strategy

  • Alexandre DE CORNIERE | Assistant Professor, Toulouse School of Economics
  • Amelia FLETCHER | Professor, University of East Anglia
  • Daniele CONDORELLI | Associate Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, Academic Affiliate at Compass Lexecon
  • Andreas MUNDT | Chairman, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn
  • Mike WALKER | Chief Economist Adviser, Competition and Markets Authority, London
  • Moderator: Richard WHISH QC (Hon) | Professor, King’s College London

Panel 4 (16:30): App Developers: The Connect Economy

  • Oliver BETHELL | Director – EMEA Competition, Google, London
  • John DAVIES | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London/Paris
  • Horacio GUTIERREZ | Head of Global Affairs & Chief Legal Officers, Spotify, New-York
  • Tim LAMB | Competition Counsel, Facebook, London
  • Kristina NORDLANDER | Partner, Sidley Austin, Brussels
  • Moderator: David BAILEY | Barrister, Brick Court Chamber | Visiting Professor, King’s College London

Presentation of “Richard Whish QC (Hon) Liber Amicorum”

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

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