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CompLaw: Summer School
Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK

Avantika Chowdhury
Partner at Oxera


Avantika specialises in competition policy and litigation. She has provided economic advice to companies in relation to mergers, horizontal and vertical agreements, and abuse of dominance, including in the context of private litigation and investigations by the European Commission and other competition authorities in Europe and beyond. She has worked on these issues across a broad range of sectors.

Avantika has particular expertise in issues involving intellectual property rights, having been involved in the leading cases on the IP/antitrust interface such as patent settlements in the pharmaceutical sector and standard-essential patent licensing. She is also an expert in damages quantification and has advised both claimants and defendants in cases arising from cartels, exclusionary conduct and patent infringements. Her clients include AstraZeneca, Dyson, Nokia, Nationwide Airlines, RWE, Skyscanner, Sandoz and Tesla. Avantika is listed in the International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists Future Leaders.

She regularly speaks at antitrust conferences and is routinely involved in economics courses for EU judges and competition authorities across the globe.

Agenda Sessions

  • Introduction to Competition Economics: Key Principles