Amit is a doctoral law candidate (J.S.D.) at UC Berkeley School of Law and a CLTC (Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity) Grantee, Berkeley School of Information, as well as a member of AFOG, Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Working Group at Berkeley. On 2017, Amit was a CTSP Fellow.
She is the first Israeli LL.M. graduate to been admitted to the doctoral program at Berkeley or any other top U.S. doctoral program in law, on a direct-track basis. 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. Amit has been engaged in extensive academic work, including research, teaching, and editorial positions, focusing on comparative and interdisciplinary research. Her research interests include privacy, cyber law, copyright, patents and private ordering in intellectual property. Her work has been published in leading journals and presented in top security and Intellectual Property conferences including IPSC 2017, Enigma (see video), Defcon (Skytalks), Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018 (IAPP), WiCyS and BsidesLV. At Berkeley Amit also serves as a submission editor for Berkeley Technology Law Journal, the world #1 Tech Law Journal, teaches at the Legal Studies department (GSI) and serves as research assistant to leading professors. Her work is informed by her previous technological background, promoting Israeli patented photovoltaic technologies, and by her military service in an elite intelligence unit.
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Amit Elazari Bar On, Private Ordering Shaping Cybersecurity Policy – The Case of Bug Bounties, forthcoming in Rewired: The Past, Present, and Future of Cybersecurity (Ryan Ellis & Vivek Mohan Eds., 2018)
Amit Elazari Bar On. The Rise (and fall) of the ‘Patent-Wrap’ Agreement – When Printers’ Cartridges met the Fine Print (forthcoming).
Amit Elazari Bar On, Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: New Horizons, Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy Blog (Apr. 18, 2017),https://sites.law.berkeley.edu/thenetwork/2017/04/18/cybersecurity-in-the-boardroom-new-horizons/
Amit Elazari Bar On, Bug Bounty Programs as a Corporate Governance “Best Practice” Mechanism, Berkeley Technology Law Journal Blog (Mar. 22, 2017), http://btlj.org/2017/03/bug-bounty-programs-as-a-corporate-governance-best-practice-mechanism/
Amit Elazari Bar On & Lior Zemer, Introduction to The Rights and Wrongs of Copying: A Discourse on Authors as Speakers, Intellectual Property Journal (Canada), A Symposium Issue (volume 29.1, 2016)
Amit Elazari Bar On, Copyright and the Greater System of Rights: Utilizing Contractual Concepts to Solve Intellectual Property Problems in Standard-Form Contracts, in The Rights and Wrongs of Copying: A Discourse on Authors as Speakers, Intellectual Property Journal (Canada), A Symposium Issue (volume 29.1, 2016)
Amit Elazari, Position Paper for the National Union of Israeli Students: The Legal Status of Students’ Intellectual Property Rights in Academic Design Institutions (Oct. 2012) (in Hebrew)
My work has been presented in top security and Intellectual Property conferences including IPSC 2017, Enigma (Usenix), Defcon (Skytalks) and BsidesLV.
My Enigma (Usenix) talk, Hacking the Law: Are Bug Bounties a True Safe Harbor? is now available at video:
Join me at WiCyS 2018, March 23, 2018 (Chicago, IL)
Join me at BsidesSF, April 15, 2018 (San Francisco, CA)