Ioannis Lianos

University College London
Professor

Ioannis Lianos is Professor, Chair of Global Competition Law and Public Policy at the Faculty of Laws, University College London and Chief Researcher, Skolkovo Laboratory on Law and Development, National Research University, Higher School of Economics. He holds also an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship at the WZB (Social Science Researh centre) in Berlin. He is trained in both law and sociology. Professor Lianos is the founder and director of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society (CLES) at UCL Laws and the executive director of the Jevons Institute of Competition Law & Economics at UCL. Between 2011 to 2014 he was the Gutenberg Research Chair at France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He is a visiting professor in competition and intellectual property law at the Universities of Chile in Santiago, the University of Strasbourg and a fellow at the Australian National University’s Centre for Law & Economics and was an Emile Noel Fellow at New York University School of Law’s Jean Monnet Centre and a fellow at the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. He was also a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong in 2014. His primary research interest lies in European and comparative competition law & policy, economic evidence and the legal system, public policy (including impact assessments), utilities regulation, IP law, law and economics and sociology. Professor Lianos is a Non-Governmental Advisor at the International Competition Network since 2009, a research partner to UNCTAD in competition law and policy since 2010, and an elected member of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute since 2010. He is also a senior editor in many specialised journals in the competition policy field as well as the co-editor of the GLOBAL COMPETITION LAW & ECONOMICS series. He has published extensively books and articles in various languages and leading academic journals. His most recent publications include Competition Law (forth. Hart, 2015), Brands, Competition and IP Law (forth. CUP, 2015),Damages Actions for Competition Law Infringements (forth. OUP, 2014), Competition and the State (SUP, 2014), the two volumes Handbook in European Competition Law (Edward Elgar, 2013), Competition Law and Development (SUP, 2013), The EU after the Treaty of Lisbon (CUP, 2012), Regulating Trade in Services in the EU and the WTO (CUP, 2012). In 2012 he was awarded the Philip Leverhulme prize for his seminal research on economic evidence. He is also a Laureat of the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (2005). Since 2014, he is a member of the review college of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. he has advised a number of governments and companies on competition law, IP matters as well as better regulation (impact assessment, CBA).

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University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (Brussels)
Vogel & Vogel (Paris)
Ashurst (Paris)
University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
White & Case (Brussels)
RBB Economics (Brussels)
ENSAE Paris-Tech

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Articles

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Ioannis Lianos The Hellenic Competition Commission adopts a leniency programme

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Background Following the trend of a number of other National Competition Authorities in Europe (The Commission and other 17 Member states operate leniency programmes in the EU, see Authorities in EU Member States which operate a leniency programme) the Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) (...)

Ioannis Lianos The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal quashes a decision of the Office of Fair Trading on the absence of an infringement by a dominant undertaking in the Scottish milk market for reasons of inadequate investigation and limited analysis of the facts of the case (Claymore/Wiseman)

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This case relates to an appeal brought by Claymore Dairies Ltd (hereinafter “Claymore”), a processor of fresh milk active in Scotland, against the decision of the Office of Faire Trading (“OFT” to the effect that there was insufficient evidence that its competitor Robert Wiseman Dairies Plc (...)

Ioannis Lianos The Greek Competition Commission refuses to adopt interim measures against a refusal to access to a motor vehicle distribution network, the insolvency of the distributor being considered as a valid commercial justification, which is not sanctioned by EC Reg. n° 1400/2002 (Auto Service/Technocar)

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The company Auto Service, member of the Technocar’s motor vehicle distributor network has been informed in 2003 by Technocar that it would not be included in the distribution network, which was re-organized accordingly to the principles of the new Commission Regulation (EC) n° 1400/2002, of 31 (...)

Ioannis Lianos The Greek Competition Authority considers that the Greek Society for the Protection of Intellectual Property has abused its dominant position on the market for the administration of the intellectual property rights of Greek and foreign composers (AEPI)

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A number of Greek composers and the Association of Greek composers complained to the Hellenic Competition Commission (Competition Commission) that the Greek Society for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AEPI), a profit making organization of collective administration and distribution of (...)

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Ioannis Lianos In Memoriam – Robert Kovar

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This foreword is an In Memoriam of Mr. Robert Kovar. Universitaire innovant et rigoureux, un des grands Maestros du droit communautaire et homme d’une qualité exceptionnelle, Robert Kovar (1936-2016) était l’un des géants de l’école française de droit communautaire, le premier agrégé en France en (...)

Frances Marshall, Frédéric Jenny, Herbert J. Hovenkamp, Ioannis Lianos, Sivaramjani Thambisetty Ramakrishna Competition law, intellectual property rights and dynamic analysis: Towards a new institutional “equilibrium?”

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Cette collection d’articles examine une question laissée relativement inexplorée dans le cadre d’études consacrés à l’interaction entre le droit de la concurrence et le droit de la propriété intellectuelle (ou propriété industrielle et commerciale): la capacité des institutions chargées de mettre en œuvre (...)

Assimakis Komninos, Florence Ninane, Francesco Rosati, Geoffrey D. Oliver, Hendrik Bourgeois, Ioannis Lianos, James Killick, Johanne Peyre, Niamh McCarthy, Philippe Choné The EU guidance on exclusionary abuses: A step forward or a missed opportunity?

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Quelles sont les conséquences pour les entreprises de la Communication de la Commission concernant l’article 82 du Traité ? Rend-elle l’action de la Commission plus prévisible ? L’utilisation de nombreux critères économiques réduit-elle le risque que les pratiques pro-concurrentielles des entreprises (...)

Ioannis Lianos Greece: The reform of competition law: Going “My own way” ?

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The recent reform of the Greek competition Act had the objective to align competition law enforcement in Greece with the new EC competition law regime resulting from the adoption of Regulation 1/2003.This aim has been partly achieved but the new amendments also reinforced the distinct features (...)

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