Wilko van Weert focuses his practice on EU competition law. He has provided first-class advocacy to corporate clients involved in high-profile international cartel investigations. He has delivered convincing cartel defense analysis and persuasive and vigorous representation of clients’ interests before the European Union’s enforcement agencies and judiciary.

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  • Represented clients in matters involving patent pools and standards, including the development of the high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) standard setting and licensing mechanism and matters involving the MP3 patent pool
  • Represented clients in the first-ever EU cartel case on alleged delayed generic entry following patent settlement (« pay-for-delay »)
  • Represented clients seeking leniency or immunity from fines under the EU antitrust leniency program

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  • Chambers Global 2017-2018, Foreign Expert for Japan, Competition/European Law
  • Chambers Global 2018, Foreign Expert Based in Belgium, Competition/Antitrust
  • The Best Lawyers in Belgium 2020, Competition/Antitrust Law
  • Legal 500, Recommended Lawyer, 2019


The Hague Academy for International Law, Postgraduate International Law, 1988
Groningen University Law School, 1987


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Wilko van Weert

Insights & Events / Media

Special Report / January 7, 2015

National Competition Laws Bulletin / November 2014

The European Parliament and the EU Council formally adopt the Directive on ...

IP Update / July 2014

Computer and Telecommunications Law Review / June 2014

Assessing Technology Transfer Agreements under the EU Anti-Trust Rules: Revised TTBER—Assessment ...

National Law Review / May 30, 2014

Standards and Injunctions Under EU Competition Law

Publications / May 29, 2014

The CJEU Takes Tough Stance on Downloading From Unlawful Sources

Publications / May 29, 2014

Standards and Injunctions Under EU Competition Law

Publications / April 30, 2014

Technology Transfer Agreements: EU Promulgates New Antitrust Rules