Maciej Bernatt

Maciej Bernatt is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Warsaw. He is the director of the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies and a head of the Department of European Economic Law, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies and the director of ASCOLA Central Europe Chapter. Maciej holds a Habilitation, PhD and MA titles in law and a second MA title in international relations (political sciences). He held visiting fellow appointments at the University of Melbourne, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich), the UNSW (Sydney), and the Loyola University Chicago.

Maciej's research interests lie at the intersection of competition law and constitutional law, administrative law and EU law. His publications appeared in, inter alia, the Common Market Law Review, the European Law Review, the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, the Columbia Journal of European Law, the World Competition, and the Review of European Administrative Law. He is also an author of three monographs and numerous articles in Polish journals as well as a co-author of two leading commentaries to the Polish Competition Act and Polish Unfair Competition Act. His newest book, forthcoming in the Cambridge University Press, discusses the illiberal influence of populist governments on competition law system.

Maciej teaches EU law, competition law, as well as course in business and human rights. He has received scholarships and research grants from several institutions, including Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, and the Polish National Science Centre. In the past he worked as a référendaire in the Polish Supreme Court and in the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland as well as in the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, where he coordinated the Strategic Litigation Program. He has been involved in cases litigated before the European Court of Human Rights and Polish courts.