Conference Papers

Opening Session

Mitsuo Matsushita

Unreasonable Use of Superior Bargaining Position in Japanese


General Session 1

Pablo Ibáñez Colomo

Uncovering the rationale of Article 102 TFEU: The real nature of abuse of dominance provisions


Thomas K. Cheng and Michal S. Gal

Superior Bargaining power: Dealing with Aggregate Concentration Concerns


Peter Behrens

The ordoliberal concept of “abuse”


Parallel Sessions

Ewelina D. Sage, PhD (OXON)*Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Skoczny

Commitments decisions as the winning instrument of negotiated enforcement of the abuse prohibition in Europe, or are they?


Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel

Legal presumptions in abuse regulation: (where) do EU and U.S. antitrust approaches meet?


Claudia Seitz

Healthcare Systems and Competition: Challenges and Boundaries for the Application of Competition Law in Highly Regulated Markets of the Healthcare Sector in the European Union


Antonio Robles

EXPLOITATIVE PRICES IN EUROPEAN COMPETITION LAW


FANG Xiaomin

The Application of Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law upon State-Owned Enterprises


Viktoria HSE Robertson and Marco Botta

Access to Justice as Abuse of Market Power? Injunctive Relief for Standard-Essential Patents under US Antitrust and EU Competition Law


Lorenz Marx

Enforcement of Art. 102 TFEU – a Statistical Analysis


Maria Ioannidou

Abuse Regulation in the EU energy sector: mapping substantive and procedural enforcement


Francisco Marcos

When the State grants market power


Wolfgang Kerber and Severin Frank

Patent Settlements in the Pharmaceutical Industry:What Can We Learn From Economic Analysis?


Sofia Oliveira Pais

Standard Essential Patents – Licence to kill?


Shuya Hayashi,Kunlin Wu

Exclusionary Effects of Blanket Copyright License Agreement Offered by a Dominant Firm - A Case Study on Abuse of Dominance in Japan and Its Justifications


Sven Gallasch

Unilateral product hopping through pay for delay settlements under Art 102 TFEU – A viable theory of harm with significant anticompetitive potential for the European pharmaceutical sector


Andreas Fuchs

Margin Sqeeze as a Stand-alone Form of Abuse


Björn Lundqvist

Abuse of Dominance in the Pharma and Biotech Sectors


Krzysztof Rokita

ABUSE OF DOMINANCE BY GRANTING REBATES IN EU COMPETITION LAW


Luís Silva Morais-Lúcio Tomé Féteira

Abuse Regulation and the Financial


Petri Kuoppamäki

TYING AND TWO-SIDED DIGITAL PLATFORMS


Wolfgang Kerber and Severin Frank

Patent Settlements in the Pharmaceutical Industry What Can We Learn From Economic Analysis



General Session 2

Florian Wagner-von Papp

Unilateral conduct by non-dominant firms: A comparative reappraisal


Mor Bakhoum

Abuse without Dominance in Competition Law: Abuse of Economic Dependence and its Interface with Abuse of Dominance


Mariateresa Maggiolino,Maria Lillà Montagnani

Wandering in the Land of the EU Abuse of Rights_Coordinates from the Antitrust Experience?


Stefan Thomas

Ex-ante and Ex-post Control of Buyer



General Session 3

Josef Bejček

On abuse of (plain) market power and of so-called significant market power


Valeria Falce

The Italian Regulation against the abuse of economic dependence


Toshiaki Takigawa

Regulating Abuse of Bargaining Position through the Competition Law: Japanese Regulation in Comparison with the EU’s Exploitative Abuse Regulation



General Session 4

Abayomi Al-Ameen

Application of Abuse of Dominance in New Competition Regimes: Unconscionability as a Stabilising Tool at Time of Indecision


Professor Allan Fels AO and Matthew Lees

Unconscionable conduct in the context of competition law with special reference to retailer / supplier relationships within Australia


David BOSCO

ABUSE REGULATION IN COMPETITION LAW: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE


Kazuhiko Fuchikawa

Legal Analysis of the Japanese Subcontract Act: Focus on the Grocery Industry


Workshop Contributions

Barry J Rodger

An analysis of the abuse of dominance prohibition in the UK courts Markets, Commercial Logic, Fairness, Formalism and Freedom of Contract


Marco Botta Alexandr Svetlicinii Maciej Bernatt

The Assessment of the Effect on Trade by the National Competition Authorities of the “New” Member States: Another Legal Partition of the Internal Market?


Knut Fournier

The dark side of “authors as customers”: Amazon as a two-sided market and its antitrust implications


Florence Thepot

CORPORATE COMPLIANCE WITH COMPETITION LAW


Michal S. Gal and Daniel L. Rubinfeld

THE HIDDEN COSTS OF FREE GOODS IMPLICATIONS FOR ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT