Amit Elazari ’18


Dissertation Committee: Steven Davidoff Solomon (Chair), Deirdre Mulligan, Robert Merges, Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Molly Van Houweling

Dissertation Topic: Unconscionability 2.0 and the IP Boilerplate: A Revised Doctrine of Unconscionability for the Information Age 

Research Interests: Patents, Copyright, Standard-Form Contracts, Cyber Law, Privacy 

Previous Degrees:

LL.M. with Thesis, Summa cum laude, IDC Herzliya, Radzyner School of Law (2015)
LL.B. and B.A. in Business Administration, Summa cum laude, IDC Herzliya, Radzyner School of Law, Arison School of Business (2013)


Amit is a doctoral law candidate at Berkeley Law and a Research Fellow at CTSP, Berkeley School of Information. She graduated summa cum laude from her LL.M. in IDC, Israel following the submission of a research thesis in the field of intellectual property law and standard-form contracts. She holds an LL.B. and a B.A. in Business Administration (summa cum laude) from IDC, is admitted to practice law in Israel and has worked at one of Israel’s leading law firms, GKH Law and in the private sector. Amit has been engaged in extensive academic work, including research, teaching, and editorial positions. Her work has been presented in leading security and Intellectual Property conferences such as IPSC 2017, Internet Law Work-in-Progress conference, Defcon and BsidesLV. At Berkeley Amit also serves as a submission editor for Berkeley Technology Law Journal, a GSI at the Legal Studies department and as research assistant to professors Menell, Mulligan and Bamberger.