Elias Deutscher

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Personal profile


Elias works at the Directorate General for Competition within the European Commission. Elias is also a Visiting Scholar at the School of Law and the Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) at the University of East Anglia where he was a Lecturer and an Associate Professor in competition law (2018-2023) before joining the European Commission.

Elias’ area of research includes competition law, the interplay between competition and intellectual property law, and EU law. The focus of his research and publications lies on the normative, conceptual, and economic foundations of competition law, and new challenges for competition policy in digital and innovation-driven markets, as well as global value chains.

Elias has a background in law and political science. He holds a PhD in law from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence where he worked under the supervision of Prof. Giorgio Monti on the link between competition, competition law, and democracy. He also obtained a LL.M. in EU Law (specialisation in European Law and Economic Analysis) from the College of Europe in Bruges and a LL.M. in comparative, European and international law from the EUI. Elias also received a binational French-German Master of Arts in political science and European affairs from SciencesPo Lille and the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster. Elias holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice (PGCERT) and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Areas of Expertise

EU competition and US antitrust law

Interplay between competition, intellectual property and data protection law

EU law



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