Thomas Hoppner

Technical University Wildau

Professor of Business and IP Law

Hochschulring 1

Wildau, 15745

Germany

Hausfeld RA LLP

Partner

Kurfürstendamm 218

Berlin, 10719

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Google's (Non-) Compliance with the EU Shopping Decision

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Number of pages: 390 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 950 (34,220)

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Antitrust, Competition, Google, Multi-Sided Markets, Comparison Shopping, Platforms, Self-Preferencing, Favoring, Tying, Abuse of Dominance, Unilateral Conduct, Bias, Intermediation Power

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Defining Markets for Multi-Sided Platforms: The Case of Search Engines

38 World Competition, Issue 3, 2015, pp. 349-366
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 947 (34,375)
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Competition Law, Google, Search Engines, Two-Sided Markets, Multi-Sided Markets, Digital Markets, Antitrust, Market Definition

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Duty to Treat Downstream Rivals Equally: (Merely) a Natural Remedy to Google's Monopoly Leveraging Abuse

1 European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) Issue 3/2017, pp. 208-221
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 805 (43,093)
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Competition Law, Antitrust, Abuse of Dominance, Google, Monopoly Leveraging, Self-Promotion, Self-Preferencing, Discrimination, Refusal to Deal, Termination of Supply, Essential Facilities, Indispensible Facilities, Auctions, Comparison Shopping, Google Search, Remedies

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EU Copyright Reform: The Case for a Publisher's Right

Intellectual Property Quarterly 1/2018, pp. 1-21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 766 (45,973)

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copyright, Article 11, publisher's right, press publishers, related right

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Privacy by Default, Abuse by Design: EU Competition Concerns About Apple's New App Tracking Policy

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin, Spring 2021
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Thomas Hoppner and Philipp Westerhoff
Technical University Wildau and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 576 (66,572)
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Apple, antitrust, competition law, app store, online advertising, multi-sided markets, marketing, digital markets, gatekeepers, privacy, data protection

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The EU’s Competition Investigation into Amazon’s Marketplace

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner and Philipp Westerhoff
Technical University Wildau and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 483 (82,752)

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Amazon, Antitrust, Competition Law, Marketplace, hybrid platform, self-preferencing, data abuse

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Antitrust Remedies In Digital Markets: Lessons For Enforcement Authorities From Non-Compliance With EU Google Decisions

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin Fall 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 366 (114,109)

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antitrust, competition, Google, comparison shopping, platforms, self-preferencing, favouring, remedies, non-compliance

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Taking a Bite at the Apple: Ensuring a Level-Playing-Field for Competition on App Stores

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Thomas Hoppner, Philipp Westerhoff and Jan Weber
Technical University Wildau, Hausfeld RA LLP and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 362 (115,536)
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competition law, antitrust, abuse of dominance, gatekeeper, apple, google, amazon, conflict of interest, european commission

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Data Exploiting As an Abuse of Dominance: The German Facebook Decision

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin 1/2019
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 343 (123,030)
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Facebook, Abuse of Dominance, Data, Multi-sided Markets

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Google Search (Shopping) as a Precedent for Disintermediation in Other Sectors - The Example of Google for Jobs

9 Journal of Competition Law & Practice (2018) pp. 627-644
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Technical University Wildau, Haufeld RA LLP and Hausfeld RA LLP
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Competition Law, Antitrust, Abuse of Dominance, Unilateral Conduct, Google, Multi-Sided Market, Google for Jobs

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EU Shopping Judgment: What Does Equal Access to Google's General Results Pages Mean?

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin - Fall 2021
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jan 2022
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 263 (162,213)

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competition law, antitrust, search engines, Google, favoring, Google Shopping, compliance, essential facilities

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CREATe Public Lectures on the Proposed EU Right for Press Publishers

European Intellectual Property Review 39(10): 607-622
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Thomas Hoppner, Martin Kretschmer and Raquel Xalabarder
Technical University Wildau, University of Glasgow - School of Law and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Downloads 238 (178,118)

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Communication to the Public Right, Copyright, EU Law, Germany, News Reporting, Online Services, Press, Reproduction Right, Search Engines, Spain

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Regulatory Challenges of the Internet of Things

Computer and Telecommunications Law Review (C.T.L.R.) 2015 21(8), pp. 227-233
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2018
Thomas Hoppner and Anastasia Gubanova
Technical University Wildau and University of Strathclyde
Downloads 235 (180,299)

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Internet of Things, IoT, Machine-to-Machine, M2M, Privacy, Data Protection, Interoperability, Telecoms Regulation

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The European Google Shopping Competition Saga, Compliance and the Rule of Law

15 Global Competition Litigation Review (G.C.L.R) 1/2022, pp. 9-21
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2022
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 234 (181,746)

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competition law, digital markets, Google, compliance, self-preferencing, shopping, antitrust, e-commerce

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Digital Upgrade of German Antitrust Law – Blueprint for Regulating Systemic Platforms in Europe and Beyond?

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin 1/2020
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 229 (184,735)

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antitrust, competition, Big Tech, GAFA, platform regulation, online intermediaries

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Online Advertising: The French Competition Decision on Google's Self-Preferencing in Ad Tech

Concurrences eCompetititions Sep 2021 II
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Sep 2021
Technical University Wildau, Hausfeld and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 226 (186,977)

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antitrust, competition, ad tech, digital markets, Google, self-preferencing, DMA, online advertising

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The EU Competition Investigation of Internet Search. Why Google's Market Tested Proposals for Re-Labelling and Opt-Out Solutions Do Not Suffice

Computer Law Review International (CRi) 2013, p. 107-114
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2015
Thomas Hoppner and Lucy Davies
Technical University Wildau and Olswang
Downloads 186 (223,505)

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Internet, Google, Antitrust, Competition, Search, Commitments

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Abrupt End to 'Hipster Antitrust'? Tackling Facebook’s Expansion Following the First Court Ruling in Germany

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin, Fall 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Thomas Hoppner and Philipp Westerhoff
Technical University Wildau and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 129 (302,767)

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Facebook, Antitrust, Competition Law, Abuse of Dominance, Art. 102 TFEU, Data Protection, Appeal, Hipster Antitrust, Regulation, FCO, Bundeskartellamt

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Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen unter dem Deckmantel des Datenschutzes? - Apples App-Tracking-Policy auf dem Prüfstand (Restrictions of Competition under the Guise of Data Protection? - Apple's App Tracking Policy under Scrutiny)

Zeitschrift für Digitalisierung und Recht (ZfDR), 3/2021 (pp. 280 et seq.)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Dec 2021
Thomas Hoppner and Philipp Westerhoff
Technical University Wildau and Hausfeld RA LLP
Downloads 128 (302,767)

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Antitrust, Privacy, Apple, ATT, App Tracking Transparency, data protection, tracking, ad tech, advertising, media plurality, consent, Google, Privacy Sandbox, Chrome, Safari, iOS, Android, GDPR

20.

Gatekeepers' Tollbooths for Market Access: How to Safeguard Unbiased Intermediation

CPI Antitrust Chronicles - February 2021
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 120 (317,385)

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gatekeepers, market power, abuse of dominance, Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, search engines, app stores, paid ranking, sponsored ranking, intermediation power, advertising, antitrust, economic regulation, multi-sided markets

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International Roaming Regulation: Roaming into a (Dis-)Connected Continent?

Computer and Telecommunications Law Review (C.T.L.R.) 2014, 20(8), pp. 246-252
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2018
Chrysi Chrysochou and Thomas Hoppner
University of Strathclyde - Department of Law and Technical University Wildau
Downloads 113 (330,939)

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EU law, European Commission, European Parliament, Mobile telephony, Telephone charges, Roaming

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Unhealthy Ranking Conspiracy: The German NetDoktor Judgments Banning the Favoring of a Health Portal within Google Search

Hausfeld Competition Bulletin 1/2021
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2021
Thomas Hoppner and Martin Nobelen
Technical University Wildau and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 107 (343,557)

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competition law, antitrust, search engines, Google, self-preferencing, favoring, discrimination, private enforcement, gatekeeper, multi-sided market, antitrust, Google Shopping

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Un-FRAND-ly Use of Content and Data and Other Abuses of Intermediation Power: The German Competition Probes into Google’s Ecosystem

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Thomas Hoppner and Philipp Westerhoff
Technical University Wildau and Hausfeld RA LLP
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antitrust, competition law, digital markets, Google, gatekeepers, intermediation power, FRAND, press publishers, Google News Showcase, disintermediation, ecosystems

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Google: Friend or Foe of Ad-Financed Content Providers?

5 Journal of Media Law (2013) pp. 14-30
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2020
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
Downloads 57 (490,852)

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Google, search engines, competition, antitrust, copyright, advertising, network effects

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Moving to a World of Selfies? – A Critical View of the European Legal Framework for the Online Use of Third Party Images

GRUR Int., Issue 7/2016, pp. 633-639
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Thomas Hoppner and Felicitas Schaper
Technical University Wildau and Haufeld RA LLP
Downloads 46 (538,112)

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Copyright Law, Images, Framing, Host Provider Privileges, Implied Consent, EU Copyright Reform, Communication to the Public

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From Creative Destruction to Destruction of the Creatives: Innovation in Walled-Off Ecosystems

Journal of Law, Market & Innovation (JLMI) 2/2022 (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21
Thomas Hoppner
Technical University Wildau
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gatekeepers, digital markets, ecosystems, multi-sided markets, antitrust, innovation, disruption, Google, Amazon, Meta, Facebook, Apple, walled gardens, Digital Markets Act, American Choice and Innovation Online Act