Gregor Langus is a leading European competition economist who supports clients and provides expert testimony in antitrust investigations, merger reviews, competition damages matters, and arbitration proceedings. Dr. Langus has extensive experience in matters related to innovation, digital markets, and intellectual property, with a focus on information technology (IT) markets, online platforms, standard essential patents (SEPs), and copyright issues.
Dr. Langus has worked on matters in multiple jurisdictions, including before the European Commission (EC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and competition authorities and courts of several European Union member states.
Dr. Langus served in the Chief Economist’s Team in the EC’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP) for over seven years, in two separate appointments. During that time, he worked on numerous complex merger reviews, as well as matters involving allegations of abuse of dominance. He has extensive consulting experience as head of CompetitionSphere, and in senior roles with major economics consulting firms. Dr. Langus also has teaching experience as a lecturer at Tilburg University.
Dr. Langus is the lead author of several competition policy studies focused on copyright, licensing, merger control, and telecommunications issues. His academic articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals, including the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Economics Letters, the Journal of Competition Law and Economics, and Concurrences.
Dr. Langus speaks widely on competition, mergers, and SEP issues. Who’s Who Legal has recognized him as a Thought Leader among the top global competition economists.