Sebastian Felix Schwemer

Sebastian Felix Schwemer

Head of Centre, Associate Professor

Sebastian holds a PhD degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen, a German law degree (Dipl.-Jur.) with specialization in competition, intellectual property and media law from Ludwig-Maximilians University, and a Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) in law, economics and management from University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School.

Before joining the Faculty of Law, he has been working for leading law firms, research institutions and technology startups with a strong focus on the digital ecosystem. Sebastian is also one of the initiators of the #CPHFTW foundation and Techfestival Copenhagen.

In 2020, he advised the European Commission in relation to the revision of the E-Commerce Directive (Digital Service Act). From 2017 to 2019, Sebastian was an industrial postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Information and Innovation Law (CIIR) at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Internet Forum (DIFO). In 2015, Sebastian was Fellow at Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin. In 2018, he received the prestigous Tietgen-Prize for his research. Since 2018, Sebastian is a regular guest researcher at the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL). 

Sebastian is part of the Faculty's Digitalisation Hub and runs the Faculty's Tech&Law breakfast series.

For more information see Sebastian's profile on Linkedin.

 

Education

2016PhD, University of Copenhagen
  
2012            M.Sc., University of Copenhagen & Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
 McGill University, Canada
  
2010Dipl.-Jur. (Univ.), Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Germany
 London School of Economics and Political Sciences, England
 Università degli studi di Verona

Knowledge of languages

German, English, Danish, Swedish and Italian

Education

PhD

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