The People

Director

VickyRobertson

Vicky Robertson

is the Director of The Competition Law Hub. She is a Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business as well as at the University of Graz. Her research interests include digital competition law, green competition law, issues of competition law enforcement, and comparative competition law. Find her CV here and her publication record here.

Post-Doc Fellows

KlaudiaMajcher

Klaudia Majcher

is an Assistant Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a Senior Associate Researcher at the Free University of Brussels. Her research focuses on digital competition law, green competition law, as well as interactions between competition law and other legal areas, including data protection. Find her CV here and her publication record here.

Pre-Doc Fellows

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Franziska Guggi

is a PhD researcher and University Assistant at the Chair for International Antitrust Law at the University of Graz. Due to her involvement in the DataComp project, her research interests especially include digital competition law and data-driven competition law enforcement.

FabianZiermann

Fabian Ziermann

is a Pre-Doc Fellow at the Competition Law Hub. His doctoral research focuses on the regulation of eSports, gaming and the metaverse through comparative competition and IP law. Fabian holds an LL.M. in Competition, Innovation and Trade Law (LSE) and is an LL.M. candidate at the LMU Munich and the BSC Brussels.

PetarPetrov

Petar Petrov

is a PhD researcher and a Teaching and Research Associate at the Comeptition Law and Digitalization Group at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Among other topics, his research focus lies in competition in digital markets, platforms regulations, and IP rights and antitrust. Find more information on Petar here and his publication record here.

Students

AnnaCappel

Anna Josefine Cappel

JakobMühlbacher

Jakob Mühlbacher

Visiting Research Fellows

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Johannes Persch

is a visiting researcher with the Competition Law Hub in October 2022, based at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is a PhD student at the University of Mannheim (Germany). In his PhD, he researches on online sales restrictions and whether protecting consumers' autonomous decision-making can be another avenue to justify the EU rules on vertical agreements beyond mere economic considerations.

Administration

MarianaLukic

Mariana Kovacic-Lukic

supports the team in all administrative matters. She is currently finishing her master studies in Supply Chain Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Former Visiting Research Fellows

BlerinaNazeraj

Blerina Nazeraj

was a visiting researcher with the Competition Law Hub from May to September 2022, based at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is a PhD student at the University of Siena (Italy). During her research visit, she focuses on the problems arising from the application of competition law to the business strategies carried out by big platforms operating in the digital age.

LenaHornkohl

Lena Hornkohl

was a visiting researcher with the Competition Law Hub in May and June 2022, based at the University of Graz, where she is also a Senior Fellow. She is a postdoctoral researcher from the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. Among other topics, her research focuses on competition law doctrine, private enforcement of competition law, comparative and international competition law.

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Viktorija Morozovaite

was a visiting researcher with the Competition Law Hub from March to June 2022, based at the University of Graz, where she is also a Wirtschaftskammer Steiermark Fellow. She is PhD researcher at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands). In her research project ‘Hypernudging strategies in the digital market economy: a role for European competition law?’ she works on conceptualizing novel hypernudging processes and examines them in relation to Article 102 TFEU.