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22 June 2021
Virtual ConferenceDelivered Live (CAT Time) & On-Demand Afterwards

Mor Bakhoum
Assistant Professor at Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) & Affiliated Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition


Dr. Mor Bakhoum is an Assistant Professor at the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS). He is also an affiliated research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich, Germany where he worked as a senior research fellow from 2009 to 2018. Mor Bakhoum teaches at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC). He is also a lecturer at the Master II program in IP, co-organized by WIPO, OAPI and the University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon where he teaches the module “IP and Public Health”.

Mor Bakhoum´s work focus on economic law, competition law in developing countries, international IP Law with a focus on access to pharmaceuticals. Of interest of him is also the interface between IP and Competition Law.

Mor Bakhoum holds a PhD (summa cum Laude) from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, an LL.M. in European and International Economic Law from the University of Lausanne and an LL.M. in International IP Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law, USA where he graduated top of his class with high honors. He received the Cali award for the best LL.M. thesis as well as the Cali award for excellence in Antitrust.

He was awarded the 2008 prize of the city of Lausanne for the best PhD in human sciences.  In fall 2014 Mor Bakhoum spent a semester at NYU as an Emile Noel Fellow at the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice.

Agenda Sessions

  • Review of Public Interest and Other Non-Traditional Considerations in Competition Law