Wils, Professor Wouter P J
Kings College London
Wouter was educated both as an economist and as a lawyer at Louvain, Utrecht and Harvard. He was a référendaire for Advocate-General Van Gerven at the EC Court of Justice. Since 1994, he has been a member of the European Commission’s Legal Service, where he has been working mainly in the fields of competition, intellectual property and consumer protection. He has represented the European Commission in more than 300 cases before the EC Court of Justice and Court of First Instance and the EFTA Court. He has lectured at the universities of Tours and Utrecht, and in 2004 became a Visiting Professor at King’s College London.
Wouter's research interests include the law and economics of antitrust enforcement; and the objectives and general philosophy of competition law.