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Urška Petrovcic

Senior Fellow

Urška Petrovcic is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute and vice president of Criterion Economics. Her work focuses on antitrust and intellectual property. She holds a B.A. in law from the University of Ljubljana, a Master of Law and Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, and an LL.M. and a Ph.D. in law from the European University Institute. Her publications on the enforcement of standard-essential patents (SEPs) include a book, Competition Law and Standard Essential Patents: A Transatlantic Perspective (Wolters Kluwer 2014), and articles in the Common Market Law Review and other journals. Since 2017, Dr. Petrovcic has acted as the European Commission’s non-governmental adviser for the Unilateral Conduct Working Group of the International Competition Network. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Oslo. She was chosen as the inaugural scholar of the American Bar Association’s International Scholar-in-Residence Program, which enabled her to conduct research in cooperation with the Office of Policy Planning of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on antitrust enforcement concerning SEPs. Dr. Petrovcic previously worked in the Brussels office of the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and was a stagiaire at the Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission.