Former staff
Annetje T. Ottow

Curriculum Vitae
Annetje Ottow has been a (guest) researcher at the Institute since 2001. She studied at the University of Leiden and afterwards as a postgraduate student at Queen Mary College of the University of London. After an internship with the European Commission (DG IV), she entered the legal profession in 1990, first in The Hague and Rotterdam and then in Brussels and Amsterdam. From 1998 she was a partner in the section of Houthoff Buruma in The Hague. From November 2001 until March 2006 she was a lawyer-advisor in this office. 
Annetje Ottow is specialised in competition and telecommunications law. As a lawyer, she regularly argued cases before the Dutch Competition Authority (NMa), the Independent Post and Telecommunications Authorithy (OPTA) and the judge specialising in competition and telecommunications cases - the District Court of Rotterdam. Her research interest involves economic surveillance, especially in the telecommunications area. On 2 June 2006 she received her doctarate for her thesis on surveillance and legal protection in the telecommunications sector from the University of Amsterdam.

Annetje Ottow is also a member of the editorial board of Mediaforum (Journal for Media and Communications Law) and a lecturer in Competition Law at the Grotius Academy

Effective Access and Procedure in telecommunications Disputes in Europe, National Report Netherlands, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London, november 2003.

Published 03.12.2003

Updated 03.07.2012