Our Students - Profiles
Year: Advanced to Candidacy (ABD) - JSPConcentrations:
law and technology, analysis of the impact of legal tools on innovation, creativity and socializationDissertation Abstract:
I study the comparative efficacy of different intellectual property legal tools. Thus, my primary focus is on copyright, patents, and standardized copyright and patent licenses and their impact on the activity in different creative arenas. My methodology is primarily quantitative. The theory at the foundation of my work is socio-economic theory.
My research agenda revolves around the following interdependent questions:
(1) How are actors active in different creative and innovative fields perceive and rely on intellectual property instruments?
(2) What is the nature of the social and economic service that IP instruments are expected to perform for their target user groups?
(3) What are the mechanics of the influence of the different IP instruments, or how do they effectuate their impact?
(4) What is the interplay between the different parts that regulate these activities - ip instruments, venue guidelines and constraints and standard practices - in terms of their impact on them?
(5) What is the optimal design of the IP instruments that will make them most efficient for their different users?
For example, I study the way by which standardized online copyright licenses affect patterns of participation in content-based interactions on different online activity hubs (YouTube, Flickr, SourceForge). Including their effect on content contribution, content transactions, demographics of participation and website activity.
UC Berkeley Law School,JSP PhD Student
Hebrew University, Center for the Study of Rationality, Law & Economics Summer School
Tel Aviv University - Law & Economics MA 2004-2009
Tel Aviv University - LLB 2004-2008
Lautman Interdisciplinary Program for Outstanding Students 2002???2006
BSc in Computer Science 2001-2005
Rubin Academy of Music, Harp & Piano major 1996-1997
Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies Scholarship, 2011-2012
Google Policy Fellowship, Summer 2010
Departmental Fellowship, 2010
Berkeley Law and Economics Fellowship 2009
Departmental Fellowship, UC Berkeley Law School, 2009
International Students Office, Stipend, 2009
Law Faculty scholarship 2007
Merit-based 4-year Lautman Scholarship for Outstanding Students 2003-2006
Law & Society Association 2009, Denver, USA, Presenter, Conscientious Objectors & the Rest of Us
Stanford University, Law & Society Retreat 2009, Presenter, Promoting Talk Back
ILSA Conference 2009, Tel-Aviv University, Presenter, The Sluggish Demand for Secular Ceremonies, Distilling Law's Role
Law & Society Association 2010, Chicago, USA, Presenter, The Sluggish Demand for Secular Rituals, Distilling Law's Role
Public Interest Analysis of the International Intellectual Property, Enforcement Agenda, American University Washington College of Law, June 2010, Presenter, Framing the Opposition to ACTA
Free Culture 2010 Conference, Berlin, presenter, The Contribution of Creative Commons to Welfare
Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI) Congress 2011, Bilbao, Spain
Innovate/Activate, 2012, Berkeley, Heading and Presenting in Panel: The Empirical Battle on IP
Law & Society Association 2012, Presentor, Online Content Regulation and Regulators
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference 2012, Stanford, Presenter
Research Analyst, Creative Commons
Research Assistant, to Prof. Jesse Fried, Prof. Ronen Avraham, Prof. Yoram Margalioth, Prof. Oren Bar-Gill
Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Editorial Board
- Graduate Student Instructor, Legal Studies Department, UC Berkeley
- Teaching Assistant Tel Aviv University, to Prof. Oren Bar-Gill, Prof. David Gilo, Prof. Avraham Tabbach,
- Teaching Assistant, U.C. Berkeley/Tel Aviv University Executive LLM Program
Creative Commons 2010-2011
Hotbar.com, Produce Manager (2003 - 2004)
XMPIE, System Analyst (2002 - 2003)
Nuvisio.com, System Analyst (2000 - 2002)