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Dotan Oliar

Archived Biography:

Research interests: Intellectual Property, Property, Cyberlaw

Education: LL.B. magna cum laude and B.A. (Philosophy) magna cum laude, Tel-Aviv University, 1999; LL.M. (waived), Harvard University, 2001 (Thesis won the Irving Oberman Memorial Award for the Best Paper on “Internet and the Law”)

Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, Fellow, 2002 – present
Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Harvard Law School, Fellow, 2001 – present
Clark Byse Teaching Fellow, Harvard Law School, 2003
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, N.Y., Summer Associate, 2002
Supreme Court of Israel, Justice Jacob Kedmi, Clerk, 1999 – 2000
Tel-Aviv University Excellence Program, Fellow, 1995 - 1998

Publications and works in progress:
- Incentives to Create under a "Lifetime-Plus-Years" Copyright Duration: Lessons from a Behavioral Economic Analysis for Eldred v. Ashcroft, subsequently published in 36 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 437 (2002) (with Avishalom Tor)
- The Emergence and Disappearance of Intellectual Property Rights

Teaching and research activities:
Taught a seven-meeting workshop and organized a reading group on economic analysis of intellectual property, was a teaching assistant for the Internet Law Colloquium, co-authored teaching modules for Berkman’s Internet Law Program, established Berkman’s Research Publication Series and participated in the institutional design of Creative ommons, a non-profit that enhances sharing and cumulative production of intellectual property.

Last updated

January 2, 2008