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Björn Lundqvist

Björn Lundqvist

Universitetslektor

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Works at Department of Law
Telephone 08-16 26 56
Email bjorn.lundqvist@juridicum.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 C
Room C 982
Postal address Juridiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Current Positions

Associate Professor of European Law since 2016
Head of EU Law
Co-Director of the European Economic LLM programme 

Research Interests

My research focus: Competition, Innovation, Data, Property and Law. Some recent publications with a focus on the data-driven economy: ‘Competition Law for the Digital Economy’, edited by Björn Lundqvist with Michal Gal, Edward Elgar 2019; Cloud Service as the ultimate Gate(keeper) The Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 7, Issue 2, July 2019, Pages 220–248; Standardization for the Digital Economy: The Issue of Interoperability and Access Under Competition Law, The Antitrust Bulletin, 2017, Vol. 62(4) 710-725, and European Harmonized Standards as ‘Part of EU Law’: The Implications of the James Elliott Case for Copyright Protection and, Possibly, for EU Competition Law (2017) 44 Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Issue 4, 421–435. I have published two monographs, ‘R&D collaborations under the Competition Rules of the European Union and The Antitrust Laws of the United States’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 303, May, 2015) and ‘Standardization under EU Competition Rules & US Antitrust Laws: The Rise and Limits of Self-Regulation’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 496, May, 2014). 

Academic background

Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School (Denmark)  2012-2016

I hold a doctoral degree and MRes. from European University lnstitute in Florence, an LL.M. from University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, and an LL.M. and LL.B. from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Teaching

I teach at the master's program and at the under- and graduate law program. Course director for Basic EU Law, Competition Law, Legal Methods in Research and Practice, and Master Thesis in European Economic Law. I teach and supervise PhD researchers and students writing master theses.

Residential training at EUI in Florence under ENTraNCE for European Judges 2019

Visiting Scholar

Leading Scholar, Higher School of Economics, Research University 2018-
Michigan Grotius Fellow, University of Michigan Law School 2006-2007
Visiting Fellow, UN Conference Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2005 

Academic commissions of trust (selection)

I am member of the board for the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA). A global association for competition law researchers. I have now been elected Nordic representative for Ascola and will build a joint Nordic organization for researcher exchange.

I am active in the Nordic network for competition law research. I am member of the board of the Association for Market and Competition Law, the Institute for European Law, and the Swedish Network for European Law Research.

Conferences and seminars (the three most resent in real life (irl))    

EIPIN Congress Standard Essential Patents, Asymmetric Information and Market Power, Maastricht University 2020 
Workshop ’Smart Urban Mobility’ at Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition Munich November 2019
VI BRICS Competition Conference in Moscow September 2019

Publications

Books

 

‘Competition Law for the Digital Economy’, editor Björn Lundqvist with Michal Gal, ASCOLA Competition Law series (Edward Elgar pp. 350, 2019)

‘EU Internet Law’ (Ex Tuto, pp. 352, September 2015, 2nd ed. 2018), together with Jan Trzaskowski, Andrej Savin, and Patrik Lindskoug

‘R&D collaborations under the Competition Rules of the European Union and The Antitrust Laws of the United States’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 303, May, 2015).

‘Standardization under EU Competition Rules & US Antitrust Laws: The Rise and Limits of Self- Regulation’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 496, May, 2014).

 

Articles/chapters


The proposed Digital Market Act and Access to Data – a revolution, or not?, (2021) IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, 52(3), 239-241

How Does the EU Protect Competition in the Digital Platform Economy? in Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., Leijon, K., Michalski, A., Oxelheim, L. (eds.), The European Union and the Technology Shift, Palgrave, Springer Berlin, Heidelberg (2021). 

Data Access, Portability and EU Competition Law (2020) November 2020 issue of the CPI Antitrust Chronicle

Together with Erion Murati Collaborative Platforms and Data Pools for Smart Urban Societies and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) from a Competition Law Perspective. In: Finck M., Lamping M., Moscon V., Richter H. (eds) Smart Urban Mobility. MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, vol 29. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2020).

‘Hur skyddar EU konkurrensen i den digitala plattformsekonomin?’ in Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, A., Michalski A., Oxelheim, L., (eds) EU och teknologiskiftet: Europaperspektiv Stockholm: Santérus Förlag, (2020)

Public Law, European Constitutionalism and Copyright in Standards, in Jorge L. Contreras (ed) ’Cambridge Handbook of Technical Standardization Law’ (Cambridge 2019) 

Regulating competition in the digital economy With a special focus on platforms, in Björn Lundqvist with Michal Gal (ed) ‘Competition Law for the Digital Economy’ (ASCOLA Competition Law series Edward Elgar 2019).

Data        Collaboration,        Pooling         and         Hoarding         under         Competition         Law      in Rosa Maria Ballardini, Petri Kuoppamäki, and Olli Pitkänen (eds) ’Regulating Industrial Internet Through IPR, Data Protection and Competition Law’ (Hart 2019)

Cloud Service as the ultimate Gate(keeper) The Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 7, Issue 2, July 2019, Pages 220–248

Competition and Data Pools, Journal of European Consumer and Market Law, 2018 Vol. 7(4), 146-155

Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet-of- Things World: The Issue of Accessing Data in: Bakhoum M. et al (eds) ‘Personal Data in Competition, Consumer Protection and Intellectual Property Law’ (MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, vol 28. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2891484, pp 30 Obs! the 4th most downloaded Antitrust paper on the SSRN 2017: https://leconcurrentialiste.com/2018/01/02/top-10-of-2017/

Joint Research and Development Collaborations Under Competition Law, with a Layman's Economic Viewpoint in Paul Nihoul and Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel (eds) ’ The Roles of Innovation in Competition Law Analysis (ASCOLA Competition Law series Edward Elgar 2018)  Available  at  SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2913840, pp. 25

En ekonomisk union med välfärd för medborgarna? i Paju mfl., Kritiskt tänkande inom Europarätten, 2018, pp. 106

Standardization for the Digital Economy: The Issue of Interoperability and Access Under Competition Law, The Antitrust Bulletin, 2017, Vol. 62(4), 710-725

'European Harmonized Standards as ‘Part of EU Law’: The Implications of the James Elliott Case for Copyright Protection and, Possibly, for EU Competition Law' (2017) 44 Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Issue 4, 421–435

’Postenmålet i ljuset av senare praxis från EU-domstolen’, Minnesskrift till Marknadsdomstolen (Jure Förlag 2017), pp 22

’EU-domstolens praxis angående rabatter och andra prissmissbruk under Artikel 102 EUF-fördraget’, Kilpailuoikeudellinen Vuosikirja 2016, Grano Oy, 2017.

’Konkurrensrätt och nödvändiga patent’, Europarättslig tidskrift, 2016 volum 2., 56-79.

’Post Danmark II, now Concluded by the ECJ: Clarification of the Rebate Abuse, but how do we marry Post Danmark I with Post Danmark II?’ European Competition Journal, Volume 11, 2015 - Issue 2-3, 557-573.(engelska med uppsats)

’The interface between EU competition law and standard essential patents – from Orange-Book-Standard to the Huawei case’ in European Competition Journal, Volume 11, 2015 - Issue 2-3, 367-401.

Together with Helene Andersson, ’Access to Documents for Cartel Victims and Cartel Members – is the System Coherent?’ in Maria Bergström, Marios Iacovides, Magnus Strand (editors) ”Harmonizing EU Competition Litigation: The New Directive and Beyond”, Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury in 2015, 165-186.

‘The rise of standardization – competition law as the limit of self-regulation’ in Josef Drexl and Fabiana Di Porto (ed) “Competition Law as Regulation”, Edward Elgar, 2015, 365-397.

‘Unilateral Conduct under International Standards – A Comparative Analysis or EU and US Antitrust Responses’ in Thomas Riis and Jens Schovsbo (ed), “User Generated Law - Reconstructing IP law in the knowledge society”, Edward Elgar, 2015, 180-205

The Interface Between Competition Law and Standard Essential Patents : Some Early Comments on the Huawei Case. in Erhvervsretlige emner . red. /Peter Arnt Nielsen; Peter Koerver Schmidt; Katja Dyppel Weber. København : Djøf / Jurist- og Økonomforbundet (2015), 183-194

Together with Ylva Forsberg ; Marc de Vries; and Mariateresa Maggiolino, ‘Open Data and Competition Law- Some issues regarding access and pricing of raw data’ in MUJLT: Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology, September 2015, 95-120.

Together with Timo Minssen, ‘The "Opt Out" and "Opt In" Provisions in the Unified Patent Court Agreement: Impact and Strategies for European Patent Portfolios’ in: N I R, Vol. 83, No. 4, 2014, 340- 357

‘Turning Government Data into Gold": The Interface Between EU Competition Law and the Public Sector Information Directive - With Some Comments on the Compass Case’ in I I C - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 44, Nr. 1, 2013, 79-95

Together with Liisa Rajala Malmgren, ’Det svenska och danska genomförandet av PSI-direktivet: och hur de bör uppdateras i ljuset av det nya PSI-direktivet’ in Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap, Vol. 126, Nr. 1- 2, 2013, 196-230

Together with Grith Skovgaard Ølykke,‘Post Danmark, Now Concluded by the Danish Supreme Court : Clarification of the Selective Low Pricing Abuse and Perhaps the Embryo of a New Test under Article 102 TFEU?’, in: E C L R: European Competition Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 9, 2013, 485-490

’”Digital Agenda: Turning government data into gold” The regulation of public sector information and content’, published in Hans-Henrik Lidgard (ed) Nordic Perspectives on Competition in Innovation markets. Lund: Maria Magle Publishing, 2013, 76-87

‘The regulation of public sector information and content markets in Sweden and the EU’, IBA (International Bar Association) May, 2012, pp. 20

‘How research and development cooperation is dealt with under EC Competition law and its implication on the restructuring of firms’ published in Marie-Ange Moreau (ed) Building Restructuration in Europe, Peter Lang (June 2009)., 115-138.

 

Working papers

 

Killer Acquisitions and Other Forms of Anticompetitive Collaborations (December 3, 2020). Faculty of Law, Stockholm University Research Paper No. 89, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3778631

 

Reports etc

 

Together with Sten Nyberg, Richard Friberg and Robin Teigland Konjunkturrådets rapport 2021: Digitalisering och konkurrens, 2021 SNS Förlag, pp. 168

Sweden - National Rapporteurs on Topic 3: EU Competition Law and the Digital Economy: Protecting Free an Fair Competition in an Age of Technological (R)evolution FIDE Report Sweden 2020, 517 et seq.

Ioannis Lianos and Alexey Ivanov et al BRICS academic report ’Digital Era Competition Law’, pp 1243 sidor, http://bricscompetition.org/materials/news/digital-era-competition-brics-report/ (2019).

Together with Ylva Forsberg; Marc de Vries; and Mariateresa Maggiolino, EU Commission research report, LAPSI Competition law issues paper, https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single- market/en/news/legal-aspects-public-sector-information-lapsi-thematic-network-outputs (2014)

Together with Marc de Vries, Emma Linklater and Liisa Rajala Malmgren, ‘Business Activity and Exclusive Right in the Swedish PSI Act’, Report published by the Swedish Competition Authority (September 2011)

H. Ullrich; A. Heinemann; B Lundqvist (1998, 2005 (2nd ed)). Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Rights A Comparative Analysis of the Competition Rules Relating to IPR in the European Union, the USA, Japan and in International Law, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). (The report was updated by Björn Lundqvist in 2005.)

 

News outlets, bloggs

 

Portability in Datasets under Intellectual Property, Competition Law, and Blockchain (2018). Published on the blog ’Machine Lawyering’ https://www.legalanalytics.law.cuhk.edu.hk/post/2019/01/08/portability-in-datasets-under-intellectual-property-competition-law-and-blockchain, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University Research Paper No. 62. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3278580

Recent appearance on TV (2020): https://www.svt.se/nyheter/svtforum/teknoligiskiftets-effekt-pa-konkurrensen and https://www.svtplay.se/video/25435727/forum/forum-21-feb-09-00-2 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: April 21, 2021

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