Björn Lundqvist is Associate Professor of Law at the Law Department, Stockholm University. He is the Co-Director of the European Economic LLM programme. Björn has published extensively on Competition and IP Law related issues. His research focus on Innovation, Competition, Property and Law. Björn has published two monographs, ‘R&D collaborations under the Competition Rules of the European Union and The Antitrust Laws of the United States’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 303, May, 2015) and ‘Standardization under EU Competition Rules & US Antitrust Laws: The Rise and Limits of Self-Regulation’ (Edward Elgar monograph, pp. 496, May, 2014). Björn publishes continuesly in high rated academic journals. Some recent publications include: Standardization for the Digital Economy: The Issue of Interoperability and Access Under Competition Law, The Antitrust Bulletin, 2017, Vol. 62(4) 710-725, and 'European Harmonized Standards as ‘Part of EU Law’: The Implications of the James Elliott Case for Copyright Protection and, Possibly, for EU Competition Law' (2017) 44 Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Issue 4, 421–435.
Björn holds a doctoral degree and MRes. from European University lnstitute in Florence, an LL.M. from University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, and an LL.M. and LL.B. from Uppsala University, Sweden. He has worked as an attorney-at-law for leading business law firms in Europe for several years, latest as Head of EU Competition Law in Stockholm for the Law Firm Roschier were he represented several large Nordic multinationals before the EU Commission, the EU Courts and the Nordic Competition Authorities.