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Inge Graef is Assistant Professor at Tilburg Law School with affiliations to the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC).

She is co-chairing the Digital Clearinghouse initiative, which aims to facilitate cooperation, dialogue and exchange of insights between regulatory authorities across Europe and beyond in the areas of competition, data protection and consumer law. Inge is also appointed as a member of the European Commission's expert group to the EU Observatory on the Online Platform Economy.

The focus of Inge's research is on competition enforcement in the digital economy. She is particularly interested in the interface between competition law and other fields of EU law such as data protection, intellectual property and electronic communications law. Other research interests include the Digital Single Market and net neutrality.


Recent publications

  1. To regulate or not to regulate Big Tech

    Graef, I., & Costa-Cabral, F. (2020). To regulate or not to regulate Big Tech. Concurrences, 2020(1), 24-29.
  2. Pre-formulated declarations of data subject consent - Citizen-consume…

    Clifford, D., Graef, I., & Valcke, P. (2019). Pre-formulated declarations of data subject consent: Citizen-consumer empowerment and the alignment of data, consumer and competition law protections. German Law Journal, 20(5), 679-721.
  3. Differentiated treatment in platform-to-business relations - EU compe…

    Graef, I. (2019). Differentiated treatment in platform-to-business relations: EU competition law and economic dependence. Yearbook of European Law, 38(1), 448-499.
  4. Happiness and competition law

    Graef, I. (2019). Happiness and competition law. In Rethinking IT and IP law: Celebrating 30 years CiTiP (pp. 295-299). Intersentia.
  5. Rethinking the essential facilities doctrine for the EU digital econo…

    Graef, I. (2019). Rethinking the essential facilities doctrine for the EU digital economy. Revue juridique Thémis de l'Université de Montréal , 53(1), 33-72.

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