Dr Vikas Kathuria is Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich. He researches and writes on competition law and regulation in data-driven markets. Vikas earned his PhD from the Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC), the Netherlands. His PhD thesis investigated the role of competition law in fostering innovation in emerging markets. Vikas has previously worked with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and has also taught at the Jindal Global Law School. His research papers have featured in international peer-reviewed journals.