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Paul Lugard is a Brussels-based EU and international competition lawyer. 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.
The Ten Principles of Ex Ante Competition RegulationCompetition Policy International, John Taladay and Paul Lugard, November 2022, CPI Columns OECD
The application of antitrust principles to SEP/FRAND disputes: Anticompetitive exploitative and exclusionary conduct - And what about anti-suit injunctions?Concurrences books, Paul Lugard, 2 June 2021, Frédéric Jenny Liber Amicorum: Standing Up for Convergence and Relevance in Antitrust - Volume II (book chapter), Nicolas Charbit and Thomas Moretto (eds.)
Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property
Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Asian Antitrust