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Vikas Kathuria



School of Law

Dr Vikas Kathuria is a Professor at BML Munjal School of Law and heads the Centre on Law, Regulation and Technology (CLRT). He researches and writes on competition law, data governance, and law and technology. Vikas received his PhD at the Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC), the Netherlands. His post-doc work at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, explored the role of competition law and regulation in data-driven markets. Vikas has previously worked with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and has held academic positions at Jindal Global Law School and Bennett University. His research papers have been featured in international peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, European Competition Journal, World Competition, Computer Law & Security Review, and Law and Development Review.

Key Publications

  • Exclusionary conduct in data-driven markets: limitations of data sharing remedy (2020) 8(3) Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (with Jure Globocnik)
  • Greed for data and exclusionary conduct in data-driven markets (2019) 35 (1) Computer law & security review 89-102.
  • User review portability: Why and how? (2018) 34 (6) Computer Law & Security Review 1291-1299 (with Jessica lai)
  • A conceptual framework to identify dynamic efficiency (2015) 11 (2-3) European Competition Journal 319-339
  • Access and investment in the ICT sector for developing countries (2016) 9(1) Law and Development Review 1-27.
  • “Restrictive Conditions” in patent law and the competition law interface (2018) 21 (3-4) The Journal of World Intellectual Property 256-268.
  • Vertical Restraints under Indian Competition Law: Whither Law and Economics (2021) Journal of Antitrust Enforcement
  • Pharmaceutical Mergers and Their Effect on Access and Efficiency: A Case of Emerging Markets (2016) 39 (3) World Competition 451-478.
  • The Case of Google ‘Snippets’: An IP Wrong that Competition Law Cannot Fix (2020) (20-13) Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper.
  • Royalty Rates and Non-disclosure Agreements in SEP licensing: Implications for Competition Law (2018) 40 (6) European Intellectual Property Review 357-367.
  • Conflict between Regulation and Competition Law in the Indian Telecom Sector (2018) 53(38) Economic & Political Weekly 38.
  • Platform competition and market definition in the US Amex case: lessons for economics and law (2019) 15 (2-3) European Competition Journal 254-280.