DG Competition, European Commission; Brussels, Belgium
Per Hellström leads the European Commission's Antitrust Unit dealing with Information industries, Internet and consumer electronics. This Unit was in charge of the investigation in the landmark antitrust decision in the Microsoft case of March 2004. Mr. Hellström led the investigation against Intel Corporation, which was concluded by a prohibition decision in May 2009, and is currently also in charge of the pending Rambus case.
Mr. Hellström was previously a member of the Legal Service of the European Commission, providing legal advice in the area of mergers and antitrust, as well as representing the Commission before the Community Courts in cases such as Microsoft and GE/Honeywell.
Mr. Hellström has a law degree from the University of Lund in Sweden, and an LLM from the London School of Economics.