Clement Salung Petersen
Clement Salung Petersen

Professor

Current research

Primary research areas

Clement Salung Petersen is broadly interested in civil justice, dispute resolution and enforcement, including

  • Civil procedure law
  • European procedural law, including procedural law aspects of EU law and the European Convention on Human Rights as well as the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and work on soft law harmonization of civil procedure law
  • Comparative civil procedure law
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration, mediation, online dispute resolution (ODR) and notice-and-action procedures
  • Enforcement law, in particular enforcement of intellectual property rights

A significant part of his research is published in international journals or books. He is also author or co-author of many research publications in Danish, including the following books:

  • Retsplejeloven med kommentarer (10. udgave 2018)
  • Immaterialret (4. udg. 2015, 5. udg. 2018)
  • Den civile retspleje (4. udg. 2017)
  • Judicielle forbud/påbud og immaterialretsproces (2015)
  • Immaterialrettigheder og foreløbige forbud (2008)

Research management

Clement Salung Petersen is a member of the Centre for Enterprise Liability (CEVIA) and coordinator for the Dispute Resolution Research Group (RESOLVE). He is currently working on a collaborative research project on "private governance" concerning the legal implications of private regulation, administration and dispute resolution. He is particularly interested in how the increasing societal role of private actors affects the role of courts in civil dispute resolution.

Clement Salung Petersen has comprehensive experience with management and administration of research. As vice-head of the PhD school (2011-2014), he was responsible for the PhD school's budgets, research education programmes and staff development. Clement Salung Petersen has supervised two PhD students who successfully defended their thesis in 2019:

  • Toms Krumins: Arbitration and Human Rights – Lack of a Mechanism for Setting Aside Arbitral Awards as a Violation of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Vadym Semenov: Denying prohibitory injunctive relief in patent disputes: grounds and justifications

He is currently academic supervisor for assistant professor Johan Tufte-Kristensen.

Responsible conduct of research and innovation law

Clement Salung Petersen has for many years worked intensively with ethical and legal issues related to research and research collaboration. Besides his employment at the University of Copenhagen, he works as a consultant for the Danish Confederation of Academics' Committee for Protection of Scholarly and Scientific Works (Udvalget til beskyttelse af Videnskabeligt Arbejde, www.ubva.dk).

He is editor and author of a number of articles about the responsible conduct of research and legal issues related to research on the website www.forskerportalen.dk. Since 2014, he and his colleague professor Morten Rosenmeier have been appointed as Named Persons to support good scientific practice at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law. He is also appointed as alternate member to the Practice Committee at the University of Copenhagen.

He has taught many courses on these topics to researchers and research administrators at the University of Copenhagen (Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology and Faculty of Humanities), the IT University, the Royal Danish Defence College and courses organised by the UBVA.

Other areas of interest

  • Intellectual property law, in particular copyright, trademarks and internet domain names
  • Contracts, in particular publishing agreements, license agreements, R&D agreements etc.
  • Criminal procedure

Teaching

Clement Salung Petersen teaches the following courses:

  • Civilprocesret (in Danish) (LL.M. programme)
  • Civil procedure (LL.M. programme)
  • Good scientific practice (PhD programmes at the University of Copenhagen)

Clement Salung Petersen supervises master students within the following topics:

  • Civil procedure
  • Arbitration law
  • Enforcement law
  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights

Possible conflicts of interest

Please see my CV

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Immaterialrettigheder og foreløbige forbud

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2008, 1. ed. København: Djøf Forlag. 517 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesisResearch

  2. Published

    Netværksoperatørernes rolle i bekæmpelsen af ophavsretskrænkelser på internettet

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2009, In : NIR : Nordiskt immateriellt rättsskydd. 1, p. 21-43 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Injunctions against mere conduit of information protected by copyright

    Sandfeld Jakobsen, S. & Petersen, Clement Salung, 2011, In : I I C - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law. 2, p. 151-181 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Treaties in Domestic Civil Litigation: Jura Novit Curia?

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2011, In : Nordic Journal of International Law. 80, 3, p. 369-402 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Sø- og Handelsretten og de nye byretter - om henvisning af sager og brug af sagkyndige dommere

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2011, Sø- og Handelsretten 150 år. Lego Andersen, E., Feilberg, J., Laurdup, A. & Schovsbo, J. (eds.). København: Karnov Group, p. 59-93 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Intellectual property enforcement at the EU border: the challenge of private imports

    Petersen, Clement Salung, Riis, Thomas & Schovsbo, Jens Hemmingsen, 2012, In : Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. 7, 10, p. 747-762

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Procesretlige aspekter af genforhandlingsklausuler

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2013, In : Ugeskrift for Retsvaesen. 147, 4, p. 35-44 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    A Comparative Perspective on Recent Nordic Reforms of Civil Justice

    Petersen, Clement Salung, 2014, The Future of Civil Litigation: Access to Courts and Court-Annexed Mediation in the Nordic Countries. Ervo, L. & Nylund, A. (eds.). Cham Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London: Springer, p. 9-29 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    The Unified Patent Court (UPC) in Action: How Will the Design of the UPC Affect Patent Law?

    Petersen, Clement Salung, Schovsbo, Jens Hemmingsen & Riis, Thomas, 2015, Transitions in European Patent Law : Influences of the Unitary Patent Package. Ballardini, R. M., Norrgård, M. & Bruun, N. (eds.). New York / Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, p. 37-57 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    The Unified Patent Court (UPC), Compulsory Licensing and Competition Law

    Petersen, Clement Salung, Riis, Thomas & Schovsbo, Jens Hemmingsen, 2014, In : N I R. 4, p. 324-339 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Judicielle forbud/påbud og immaterialretsproces

    Møgelvang-Hansen, P., Petersen, Clement Salung & Riis, Thomas, 2015, Karnov Group. 468 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

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