Antonio Bavasso

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (London)
Lawyer (Partner & co-Head antitrust)

Antonio Bavasso is a partner at Simpson Thacher, practising primarily in London and Brussels and a visiting Professor of Law at University College London. Antonio is dual-qualified in the UK and Italy, and has practised in San Francisco. Over the years, he has advised on a number of precedent-setting merger and behavioural investigations as well as regulatory and antitrust litigation at EU, UK and international levels.

Antonio holds a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Florence and a PhD from UCL. He is the co-founder and co-director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics. He has published widely and is consultant editor of Butterworths Competition Law Handbook. He is also a non-governmental adviser to the International Competition Network of competition authorities on unilateral practices and merger control.


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Antonio Bavasso The EU Court of Justice holds standard-essential patent owner can abuse its position by seeking to enjoin infringement and sets out specific requirements (Huawei / ZTE)


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