The European Copyright Society has 21 academic members. Membership  is based on invitation. New  members will be invited as existing members retire or become inactive.

Current members are:

Prof. Lionel Bently, Professor, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (Past Chair, 2015-16)

Prof. Valérie Laure Benabou, Professor, University Versailles Saint Quentin, France

Prof. Bob Clark, Emeritus Professor, University College, Dublin, Ireland (resigned June 2016)

Prof. Estelle Derclaye, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Prof. Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Director, Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre (OIPRC), University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Prof. Thomas Dreier, Director, Institute for Information and Economic Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Prof. Séverine Dusollier, Professor, School of Law, SciencesPo, Paris (France), and Centre de Recherche Information, Droit et Société (CRIDS), University of Namur (Belgium) (Chair, 2016-17)

Prof. Christophe Geiger, Director, Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, France (Past Chair, 2014-15)

Jonathan Griffiths, Reader in Intellectual Property Law, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

Prof. Reto Hilty, Director, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Germany

Prof. P. Bernt Hugenholtz, Director, Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Marie-Christine Janssens, Professor Intellectual Property Law, University Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium

Prof. Martin Kretschmer, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Glasgow; and Director, CREATe, United Kingdom

Prof. Axel Metzger, Professor of Civil and Intellectual Property Law, Humboldt-Universität Berlin

Prof. Alexander Peukert, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Prof. Marco Ricolfi, Chair of Intellectual Property, Turin Law School, Italy

Prof. Ole-Andreas Rognstad, Professor of Law, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo, Norway (Chair Elect, 2018-19)

Prof. Martin Senftleben, Professor of Intellectual Property, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Alain Strowel, Professor, Saint-Louis University and UCLouvain, Belgium (Chair Elect, 2017-18)

Prof. Michel Vivant, Professor, Sciences-Po, Paris, France

Prof. Raquel Xalabarder, Chair on Intellectual Property, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain (Chair, 2014).

From left to right: Christophe Geiger, Prof. P.B. Hugenholtz, Prof. V.-L. Benabou, Prof. O.-A. Rognstad, Prof. Séverine Dusollier, Prof. L. Bently, Pr. A. Strowel, Prof. M.-C. Janssens, Prof. M. Senftleben, Prof. R. Xalabarder, Prof. R.-M. Hilt
From left to right: Prof. Christophe Geiger, Prof. P.B. Hugenholtz, Prof. V.-L. Benabou, Prof. O.-A. Rognstad, Prof. Séverine Dusollier, Prof. L. Bently, Pr. A. Strowel, Prof. M.-C. Janssens, Prof. M. Senftleben, Prof. R. Xalabarder, Prof. R.-M. Hilty