Sharon Bar-Ziv

Research Subject:
Intellectual Property, Law & Technology, R&D Policy and Cyber
Supervisors:
Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren
 
 

​Education

·        Post-Doc Fellow, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (2013- ).

·        Ph.D, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (2013).

·        LL.M (magna cum laude), University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (2007).

·        LL.B (Major in Law and Technology), University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (2004).

Research Projects:

·        The Role of the State in Shaping Cyber Regulation (2014-2015) (Supervision: Prof. Amnon Reichman).

·        Online Copyright Enforcement: the Israeli Arena (Supervision: Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren).

·        Intellectual Property in the Governmental R&D Sector (2013) (Funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

·     Transfer of Publicly Funded Knowledge Through Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights - A Thesis Submitted for the Degree "Doctor of Philosophy". Academic Supervision: Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren.

·    Facilitating Collaboration in Stem Cell Research through Intellectual Property - The Ministry of Science and Technology (2009-2012) (in collaboration with the Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology).

·     Intellectual Property in the Governmental Sector (2009-2012) (in collaboration with the Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology).

Publications:

 

·        Copyright Enforcement on the Internet: The Israeli Arena (with Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren and Nati Perel) (a research report, July 2015).
·        Between Two Arenas: Empirical study of Online Copyright Enforcement (with Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren) (forthcoming).
·        Uncovering the Invisible: Studying the Digital Enforcement Arena (with Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren) (forthcoming).
·        Promoting Innovation in Cybersecurity – Recalculating Route? (Work in Progress).

·        The Correlation between R&D Policy and Patents – an Empirical Analysis of Stem Cells Research, (first author, co-author with Dr. Yael Bregman-Eschet, Mrs. Talya Ponchek and Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren), 44(3) The Hebrew University Law Review (Mishpatim), 973 (2015).

·        The Ripple Effect of Intellectual Property Policy: Empirical Evidence from Stem Cell Research and Development (co-author with Dr. Yael Bregman-Eschet, Mrs. Talya Ponchek and Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren), 19:2 Journal of Technology Law & Policy (fall 2014).

·        The Correlation between R&D Policy and Patents – an Empirical Analysis of Stem Cells Research, (first author, co-author with Dr. Yael Bregman-Eschet, Mrs. Talya Ponchek and Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren), The Hebrew University Law Review (Mishpatim) (forthcoming, 2015).

·        Intellectual Property in the Governmental R&D Sector (co-author with Prof.  Niva Elkin-Koren) (Monograph, April 2014) (Hebrew).

·        Facilitating Collaboration in Stem Cell Research through Intellectual Property (The Haifa Center for Law & Technology, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law in collaboration with Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology (Monograph, May, 2013) (Hebrew).

·        Does Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights Originated in the Governmental R&D Sector Serve this Sector's Objectives? (Hebrew), The Interdisciplinary Scope of Intellectual Property Law (Bar-Ilan University, Editors: Dr. Miriam Bitton & Dr. Lior Zemer) (2015).

Scholarships:

·        Research Grant, Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property, Chicago-Kent University, Chicago.

·        Post-Doctoral Scholarship, Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

·        Research Scholarship, LINKS – The Israeli Center of Research Excellence.

·        Research Scholarship from the infrastructure program of the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology (2009-2014).

·        Yuval Ne'eman Research Scholarship, from the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology (2009-2012)

·        Visiting Scholarship from the ETH - Professorship for Intellectual Property, Zurich, Switzerland (2009).

·        Visiting Scholarship from the Haifa center for German & European Studies for Research visit in the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, Germany (2007).

Active Participation in Conferences:

·        Pro​​moting Innovation in Cybersecurity – Recalculating Route? Cyberspace and Human Factor, The Hebrew University, March 2016.

·        ​​Patent Analysis for Decision Making, Technicon Knowledge Center for Innovation, Haifa, May 2016.

·        ​Uncovering the Invisible: Studying Algorithmic Online Copyright Enforcement, Sixth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, Loyola University, Chicago, November 2016 (Forthcoming).

·        ​​Between Two Arenas: The Enforcement of Copyright in Courts vs. Algorithmic Enforcement, Early Stage Researchers Colloquium - The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin, September 2015.

·        ​Uncovering the Invisible: Studying Algorithmic Online Copyright Enforcement (with Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren), 2015 Conference on Empirical Research on Copyright Issues, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, November 2015.

·        ​​Promoting Innovation in Cybersecurity – Recalculating Route? OUP IP Handbook Workshop, Tel Aviv University, December 2015.​

·        Cyber Legal Regime This Year in the Israeli law, Haifa, October 2014.

·        The Ripple Effect of Intellectual Property Policy: Empirical Evidence from Stem Cell R&D, International Scholars Conference on Intellectual Property Law, Vienna, September 2014.

·        Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights in the Israeli Public R&D Sector, WIPO Academy Program, Haifa, July 2014.

·        The Use of Patent Information to Shape R&D Policy, PatBase User Meeting, Tel-Aviv, May 2014.

·        Empirical Analysis of Stem Cell R&D Policy – The Israeli Case, University-Industry Interaction Conference, Barcelona, April 2014.

·        The Importance of the Law for R&D Policy – Empirical Analysis of Stem Cell Research Management, The Annual Workshop of The Intellectual Property, Law and Technology Forum, Tel-Aviv, October 2013.

·        The Importance of the Law for R&D Policy - Empirical Analysis of Stem Cell Research Management (With Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren), Seminar on Empirical and Experimental Legal Research, The Hebrew University (June 2013) (Hebrew).

·        Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights in the Governmental R&D Sector, Understanding Entrepreneurship: On IP, Culture and Innovation Environments, Bar-Ilan University (May 2013).

·        Transfer of Publicly Funded Knowledge through Intellectual Property Licensing, Doctoral Candidates Conference, University of Haifa (June 2012) (Hebrew).

·        The Ramifications of Transfer of Publicly Funded Knowledge Through Commercialization of Intellectual Property Rights, The Interdisciplinary Scope of Intellectual Property Law, Bar-Ilan University (June 2011) (Hebrew).

·        Technology Transfer in Countries in Transition, Regional Seminar on Technology Transfer Issues, Baku (June 2011).

·        Case Study on Technology Transfer in Countries in Transition, Inter-regional Consultations on Management of Academic IP, Inter-regional Consultations on Management of Academic IP, Budapest (October 2010).

·        Transfer of Publicly Funded Knowledge Base on Intellectual Property Licensing, Internal Seminar, ETH, Professorship for Intellectual Property, Zurich (November 2009).

·        The Objectives of Publicly Funded R&D in an Era of Blurred Line, The Annual Workshop of the Intellectual Property, Law and Technology Forum, The Hebrew University (July 2009) (Hebrew).

·        Transfer of Publicly Funded Knowledge through Intellectual Property Licensing, The Israeli Economic Association, Jerusalem (June 2009).

·        The Role of Governmental R&D in an Era of Blurred Line between Publicly and Privately Funded Research, WIPO Worldwide Academy Joint Intellectual Property Workshop, University of Haifa (March 2008).

Teaching:

·        Introduction to Intellectual Property, Law School, Sapir Academic College (Spring 2015-)
·        Law, Technology and Innovation Seminar, Law School, Sapir Academic College (Autumn 2015-)
·        Legal Research, Law School, Sapir Academic College (Autumn 2015-)
·        Copyright Law, Law School College of Management (Spring 2016-)
·        Law and Innovation Seminar, Law School, College of Management (Autumn 2016-)

·        Patent Search and Patent Strategies, Law Faculty, University of Haifa (2014-2015)​​​

Fields of Interests:

Intellectual Property Law, Law and Technology, Cyber Law.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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