Dora Klančnik

  • Junior Associate

Dora assists the Slovenian team with trademark prosecution, patent validations and domain name matters. She also assists with customs and enforcement cases and handles clearance searches. Dora has experience in different practice areas, including technology and media law, data protection and privacy, e-commerce law and legal matters relating to artificial intelligence.

Prior to joining PETOŠEVIĆ in 2023, Dora worked as a Junior Associate in a prominent regional law firm, primarily focusing on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, and banking and finance. She has also been involved in cases concerning IP and technology law.

Practice Areas


Native Slovenian, fluent English and Serbian (similar to Croatian, Bosnian and Montenegrin), proficient German


  • Faculty of Law and Criminology, KU Leuven, Belgium, LLM in Intellectual Property and ICT Law, 2023
  • Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, Austria, LLM in European and International Business Law (Cum Laude), 2021
  • Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, Slovenia, LLB, 2020


Professional Activities

  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (October 2019 – April 2020)
  • Model United Nations, Jordan Model United Nations JoMUN (February 2018)
  • ELSA Maribor, Marketing Manager (September 2019 – September 2020)