Clement Salung Petersen

Clement Salung Petersen



  • 2001:     Cand.jur. (LL.M) (University of Copenhagen)
  • 2004:     Lawyer
  • 2008:     PhD (University of Copenhagen)
  • 2009:     Assistant professor programme in teaching competence (CBS Learning Lab)


  • 2001-2005:     Assistant attorney/lawyer in Copenhagen
  • 2002-2005:     Tutor in Property Law, University of Copenhagen
  • 2005-2008:     PhD Student, University of Copenhagen
  • 2008-2011:     Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
  • 2011-2018:     Associate professor, University of Copenhagen
  • 2018-:            Professor, University of Copenhagen

Internal tasks and administration

  • 2009-2012:      Alternate member of the Academic Council
  • 2011-2014:      Vice-Head of the PhD Programme
  • 2013-:             Alternate member of the Practice Committee (University of Copenhagen)
  • 2014-:             Alternate member of the LL.M. Study Board
  • 2014-:             Named Person to support good scientific practice at the Faculty of Law
  • 2014-:             Co-responsible for the course "Civil Procedure Law" on the LL.M. Programme
  • 2019-:             Coordinator for the Dispute Resolution Research Group (RESOLVE)
  • 2020-:             Co-founder of the Centre for Private Governance (CEPRI)
  • 2020-:             Member of the course group on dispute resolution

External tasks

  • Head of Secretariat for the Danish Complaints Board for Domain Names (2018-)
  • Legal consultant for the Committee for Protection of Scholarly and Scientific Works (2012-)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Inmold A/S and Heliac ApS (2016-) and Rel8 ApS (2019-)
  • Arbitrator
  • Guest lecturer at Lund University (2013-)
  • Guest lecturer at University of Strasbourg, Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) (2019-2020)
  • Secretary for the Danish Complaints Board for Domain Names (2007-2018)
  • Chairman of the Board, the Danish Legal Research Education Programme (JurForsk) (2013-2014)
  • Member of the Board, the Danish Legal Research Education Programme (JurForsk) (2011-2013)

Research stays etc.

  • Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich (2006)
  • Oxford University, Institute of European and Comparative Law (2006)


Awarded Jorcks Fonds Forskningspris in 2012. Has also received external funding from NOS-HS (2011-2014), Dreyers Fond (2009), Det Finneske Legat (2008) and Awapatent AB's Stiftelse för Framjande av Immaterialrättslig Vetenskaplig Forskning (2005).


  • International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL)
  • Nordic Association for Procedural Law (Nordisk Forening for Procesret, NFfP)
  • International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP)
  • Danish Copyright Society (Dansk Selskab for Ophavsret)
  • Foreningen Industriel Retsbeskyttelse (FIR/AIPPI)
  • IPenforce

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