Patrick Bock’s practice focuses on antitrust counselling and antitrust litigation.

Mr Bock received an undergraduate degree in Economics and International Studies, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 2000 and a JD degree from Harvard Law School in 2003. After spending three years in Cleary’s Washington, DC office following graduation from Harvard, he served in Cleary’s Brussels office for three years, before returning to Washington and being elevated to partner in 2013. He has been in the Firm’s Cologne office since late 2013. Mr Bock is actively involved in the ABA’s Antitrust Section.

Mr Bock advises clients on cutting-edge matters in the US and in Europe, including leading merger control cases and horizontal cooperation matters, cartel investigations and follow-on civil litigation across an array of industries and jurisdictions, vertical restraint investigations, as well as dominance and market power investigations.

In 2015, Global Competition Review ranked Mr Bock as one of the top, young antitrust lawyers in its 40 Under 40 Survey and in 2017, Who’s Who Legal recognises Mr Bock as a ‘Future Leader’ in its 2017 global industry rankings for competition law.