Björn Lundqvist is a Non-resident Senior Fellow with the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He is an Associate Professor of Law in the Law Department of Stockholm University and the Head of the EU Law Research Group, Director of the European Law Institute, and Director of Ascola Nordic. Björn is a well-renowned European competition law scholar and has published extensively on Competition, Data, and IP Law related issues. Recent publications include ‘The proposed Digital Market Act and access to data – a revolution, or not?’ IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 52, 2021 pages 239–241; ‘Cloud Service as the ultimate Gate(keeper)’ The Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 7, Issue 2, July 2019, Pages 220–248; Competition and Data Pools, Journal of European Consumer and Market Law, 2018 Vol. 7(4), 146-155; Standardization for the Digital Economy: The Issue of Interoperability and Access Under Competition Law, The Antitrust Bulletin, 2017, Vol. 62(4) 710-725.
Björn is active on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and has presented research at the Max Planck Institute in Munich in 2017. His article, Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet-of-Things World: The Issue of Accessing Data, was the fourth most downloaded Antitrust paper on SSRN in 2017.
Björn holds a PhD. from the European University lnstitute in Florence, an LL.M. from the 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, most recently as Head of EU Competition Law in Stockholm for the Law Firm Roschier where he represented several large Nordic multinationals before the EU Commission, the EU Courts, and the Nordic Competition Authorities.