Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)

Elena Wiese

Hogan Lovells (Dusseldorf)
Lawyer (Senior Associate)

Elena Wiese is an antitrust lawyer in Hogan Lovells’ Dusseldorf practice. With professional experience gained in Germany and in Hogan Lovells‘ D.C. office, Elena answers the needs of both multi-national companies navigating cross-border antitrust issues as well as straight-forward domestic advise. Her clients rely on her expertise in large-scale cartel investigations, complex competitor cooperations, EU merger proceedings and cartel damage litigation. Combining her antitrust experience with a strong academic background in IP law, Elena is also the go-to-choice for IP related aspects of antitrust law where clients seek her advice on R&D cooperations, license negotiations and in particular FRAND claims. Elena has been recommended by “Best Lawyers Germany” for Competition and Antitrust in 2020. She also has been recognized as “Rising Star” Competition and Antitrust by Expert Guides for both Germany and Europe. Elena obtained her legal degree and her Ph.D. from the University of Muenster. She regularly publishes on topics relating to antitrust investigations as well as competition litigation.

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515 Bulletin

Carolin Marx, Christian Ritz, Elena Wiese The Regional Court of Dortmund estimates a cartel overcharge of at least 15% in the rail sector without involving any court-appointed economic experts


1. Introduction Determining the overcharge and, with that, the amount of cartel damages potentially suffered, is considered one of the most difficult aspects of cartel damages litigation in practice. The District Court of Dortmund (the “District Court”), known for its bold and innovative case (...)

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