Thibault Schrepel website



Ph.D. in antitrust law: 2013 – 2016

Ph.D. dissertation on the following topic: “Predatory innovation in high-tech markets: cross-analysis in European and North-American antitrust law”. Under the direction of Professors Marie-Malaurie Vignal (Paris Saclay) and Spencer Weber Waller (Loyola University Chicago)


Le Concurrentialiste:

  • Creator and editor of the website/Law Review Le Concurrentialiste (ISSN 2264-0975) (link)

Author of more than 50 articles in it, including:

    • Here’s why algorithms are NOT (really) a thing (link)
    • Consultation on competition law (link)
    • Statistical analyzes of the effect created by the sanctions pronounced by competition authorities (link)
    • Applying the Neo-Chicago School’s framework to high-tech markets (link)
    • Are patents a necessary evil? (link)
    • The settlement transaction before the European Commission (link)



  • 4th TILEC Media and Communication Workshop – Tilburg, Netherlands, 2017 (link)
  • 2nd Radboud Economic Law Conference – Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2017 (link)
  • Economic Regulation and Competition Policies, World Economics Association, 2017 (link)
  • First Biennial Meeting of Young Competition Scholars – Lecce, Italy, 2017 (link)
  • Selected for the European Policy for Intellectual Property conference – Glasgow, 2015
  • Selected for the Regulations and Public Policy – Singapore, 2015


International law reviews:

  • Predatory Innovation: An Answer to Suzanne Van Arsdale & Cody Venzke (link)

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (June 2017)

  • Predatory Innovation: The Definite Need for Legal Recognition

SMU Science and Technology Law Review (forthcoming)

  • A New Structured Rule of Reason Approach For High-Tech Markets (english) (link)

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2017

Reached SSRN Top 10 in: Antitrust & Regulated Industries; Antitrust: Antitrust Law & Policy; Comparative Political Economy; Entrepreneurs (Innovation); High-Tech; Entrepreneurship, Innovation, & Growth; Law & Regulation; Health Economics Network; Productivity, Innovation & Technology; Regulation, Antitrust & Privatization; Intellectual Property Law; Monopolies; Patent; Law & Society: Private Law; Public Goods & Regulation in Health Economics; Sustainability Research & Policy Network and Sustainable Technology.

  • Towards a Global Patent Arms Race (english) (link)

Journal of World Economics, curated by Oxford University (June 2015)

  • Friedrich Hayek’s Contribution to Antitrust Law and Its Modern Application (english) (link)

Global Antitrust Review, Queen Mary London (January 2015)

Reached SSRN Top 10 in: Antitrust Law & Policy, Microeconomics & Industrial Organization, Philosophy & Methodology of Economics, Public Law, Law & Economics, European Economics, Antitrust & Privatization, Industrial Organization & Regulation. Article selected for the European Policy for Intellectual Property conference (Glasgow) of 2015, as well as the Law, Regulations and Public Policy (Singapore) of 2015

  • Section 5 of the FTC Act through European Guidelines (english) (link)

European Competition Law Review (March 2014)

  • Patent troll through the US and EU Antitrust Law: when cooperation is no longer an option (english) (link)

European Competition Law Review (May 2013)


National law reviews:

  • Thoughts on the optimal duration of patents: a legal regime protecting innovation?

Industrial property, LexisNexis, n°5 (May 2017)

  • Short guide on “predatory innovation” for business leaders (french) (link)

Revue Libellio d’AEGIS, Vol. 13, n° 1, pp. 131-139 (March 2017)

  • Disruptive innovation: new challenges for antitrust law (french) (link)

Revue Lamy de la concurrence (January 2015)

  • The EC fines banks for participating in cartels in the interest rate derivatives industry (french) (link)

Concurrences (May 2013)

  • Facebook, social networking and antitrust law (french) (link)

Contract & Competition Law Review, LexisNexis (March 2013)

  • Competition Law and Banking law through bank charges (french)

Banking Law Review, LexisNexis (July 2012)


International / national press:

  • Here’s why algorithms are NOT (really) a thing (link)

Competition Policy International (June 2017)

  • Thoughts of an Nobel in Economic Science on competition policy (french) (link)

GenerationLibre (January 2017)

  • Sovereign patent funds: patent arms race and protectionism (french) (link)

GenerationLibre (June 2015)

  • “Perfect Competition” and Antitrust (english) (link)

Mises Institute (May 2015)

  • Patent Privateering – Patents as weapons (english) (link)

Centre for Policy Studies, Le Concurrentialiste, University of Cincinnati Law Review (October 2014)

  • France Brevets: a State-owned patent troll, harmful… and illegal? (english) (link)

New Direction (european think tank) (January 2014)

  • Antitrust agencies must not yield to the temptation of protectionism (french) (link)

GenerationLibre (think tank) (November 2013)

  • Antitrust Law and Entrepreneurial Freedom (french) (link)

Les Echos, Contrepoints (August 2012)



  • Does the European Commission really understand the stakes of e-commerce? (french) (link)

Interview for Atlantico (November 2016)

  • Is Europe against Google? (french) (link)

Interview for Atlantico (October 2014)



  • Antitrust Conversations with Some of the World’s Most Distinguished Experts: Dennis W. Carlton, Guillaume Loriot (english) (link)

Revue Concurrentialiste

  • International Business Law Journal (quarterly publication, 2013 – 2016) (english) (link)

Thomson Reuters

  • Antitrust Letter (monthly publication, 2013 – 2015) (english) (link)

Revue Concurrentialiste

  • The Private Advertising Litigation and Consumer Protection Committees #130 to #150 (english) (link)

American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section