Paul Lugard Baker Botts


Paul Lugard is a partner at Baker Botts’ Brussels office. His practice focuses on complex merger review proceedings and investigations into alleged anticompetitive business practices. He has counselled some of the world’s leading companies on strategic cooperation agreements, platform competition, distribution agreements and technology licensing agreements. His areas of experience include the application of the antitrust laws to high technology sectors, including R&D, standardization, patent pools and licensing of standard essential patents and distribution agreements in the energy sector and. Mr. Lugard has assisted clients in oil and gas, LNG, human and animal health, consumer electronics, fast moving consumer goods, medical imaging, telecommunications and in various online industries. Mr. Lugard was a senior vice president and the Head of Antitrust at Royal Philips Electronics from 2005 until 2012. Mr. Lugard is active in the development of international competition policy. He is the Chair of the ICC Competition Commission and serves as a European Commission Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network (ICN) and as Vice Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD.

2023 Awards

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property

Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Asian Antitrust

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