Dr. Eldar Haber

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Cyber Law, Criminal Law, Information Technology Law

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About

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Dr. Eldar Haber is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the Faculty of Law, Haifa University and a member of the Haifa Center for Law & Technology (HCLT) and the Center for Cyber Law & Policy (CCLP). He served as a fellow and a faculty associate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (2015-2018). His main research interests consist of various facets of law and technology including cyber law, intellectual property law (focusing mainly on copyright), privacy, civil rights and liberties, and criminal law. His works were published in various flagship law reviews worldwide, including top-specialized law and technology journals of U.S. universities such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford, and he is the author of Criminal Copyright (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Over the years, he has won several academic awards such as the IAPP best privacy paper award in the EU (2017). His works are frequently presented in various workshops and conferences around the globe, and were cited in academic papers, governmental reports, the media, and U.S. Federal courts.

Education

  • Post-doc, Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University
  • Ph.D., Zvi-Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law (2011-2014)
  • LL.M. (Magna cum Laude), Haifa University, Faculty of Law (2008)
  • LL.B., Haifa University, Faculty of Law (2008)
  • B.A., Haifa University, Department of Psychology (2008)

Active Participation in Scientific Meetings (selected)

  1. Cybersecurity, RIO ITS International School (Rio de Janeiro & Sau Paulo, Brazil, July 2018;
  2. Copyright and Illegal Works, Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Law, May 2018;
  3. Toying with Privacy: Regulating the Internet of Toys, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, Germany, April 2018;
  4. Cyber Crime & Warfare, CCG – Summer School on Cybersecurity and Human Rights, University of Delhi, India, March 2018;
  5. The Internet of Things and Children, GYSM GIF Young Scientists' Meeting “Legal Rules for the Digital Economy”, February 2018;
  6. Toying with Privacy: Regulating the Internet of Toys, Faculty Seminar, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law, February 2018;
  7. Toying with Privacy: Regulating the Internet of Toys, Cyber Security International Workshop, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, January 2018;
  8. Cybersecurity and Privacy, Cyber Challenges to International Human Rights, University of Haifa, Faculty of Law, December 2017;
  9. AI and Inclusion Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2017;
  10. Digital Expungement, Tliting 2017, Tilburg University, May 2017;
  11. Digital Expungement, Berkman-Klein Luncheon, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, April 2017;
  12. Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attacks, AU Cybersecurity Conference, American University, Washington D.C., March 2017;
  13. Digital Rehabilitation, Haifa University-QUB Workshop, Queen's University, Belfast, November 2016;
  14. Digital Rehabilitation,  Law & Technology Colloquium, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, Israel, November 2016;
  15. Digital Rehabilitation, EU Market Regulation, Financial Crimes and Global Security Governance, University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, October 2016;
  16. Digital Rehabilitation, Minerva Center Cyber Workshop, Haifa University, Faculty of Law, July 2016;
  17. Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure, 2nd annual Shurat HaDin Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, June 2016;
  18. Privatization of the Judiciary, Berkman Center Colloquium, Harvard University, January 2016;
  19. Privatization of the Judiciary, Internet Law Colloquium, Boston College School of Law, January 2016;
  20. Participant in a Special Meeting on Fighting Terror through Online Platforms, United Nations headquarters, N.Y.C., December 2015; 
  21. Protecting Infrastructure – A Critical Analysis, The Algorithmic State: Cyber Challenges to Democracy and Civil Rights, Haifa University, Faculty of Law, December 2015;
  22. The Criminal Copyright Gap, Law & Technology Colloquium, Hebrew University, Faculty of Law, May 2015 [in Hebrew];
  23. Protecting Infrastructure – A Critical Analysis, Online Terror Conference, Haifa University, Faculty of Law, December 2014 [in Hebrew];
  24. Copyrighted Crimes: Copyrightability of Illegal Works, Annual IP Conference, The College of Management Academic Studies, Israel, October 2014 [in Hebrew];
  25. The Criminal Copyright Gap, IP Scholars Conference (IPSC), University of California (Berkeley), August 2014;
  26. Copyrighted Crimes: Copyrightability of Illegal Works, WIPIP, Santa Clara University, February 2014;
  27. Copyrighted Crimes: Copyrightability of Illegal Works, Law & Technology Colloquium, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, Israel, January 2014;
  28. The Meaning of Life in Criminal Law, PhD Colloquium, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, Israel, January 2014 [in Hebrew];
  29. Copyrighted Crimes: Copyrightability of Illegal Works, Faculty Seminar, Ono Academic College, November 2013 [in Hebrew];
  30. Law in a Changing Transnational World, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, October 2013 (academic organizer with Olga Frishman);
  31. Wrong Copyright? Copyrightability of Immoral and Illegal Works, IP Scholars Conference (IPSC), Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, August 2013;
  32. Wrong Copyright? Copyrightability of Immoral and Illegal Works, PhD Colloquium, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law, Israel, December 2012 [in Hebrew];
  33. Private Actors in Transnational Regulation, 9th International Workshop for Young Scholars (WISH), Peking University School of Transnational Law, Shenzhen, China, December 2012 (commentator);
  34. Copyright Criminalization, Annual IP Conference, Interdisciplinary Center, Israel, October 2012 [in Hebrew];
  35. Berlin Symposium on Internet and Society: Exploring the Digital Future, Institute for Internet & Society, Berlin, October 2011;
  36. The French Revolution 2.0: Copyright and the Three Strikes Policy, Tenth Annual IP Scholars Conference (IPSC), University of California (Berkeley), August 2010;
  37. ACTA and the Three Strikes Policy, Conference on Interest Analysis of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Agenda, American University, Washington College of Law, June 2010;
  38. Workshop on Law & Media, Technology, Property and Privacy, DJV, Wiesbaden, Germany, August 2007.

Academic Awards

  • Cegla Prize for the most excellent student paper in Tel-Aviv University (2014)
  • Cegla Prize for the most excellent student paper in Tel-Aviv University (2013)
  • Zvi-Meitar Fellowship for excellent research in law, Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv Law Faculty (2012)
  • Aladdin Scholarship for Excellent Papers in Law & Technology (2009)
  • Dean’s List, Haifa University, Haifa Law Faculty (2007-2008)

​Fields of Expertise

Intellectual Property; Copyright Law; Cyber Law; Criminal Law; Information Technology Law; Copyright and Criminalization; Copyright and Digitization; Internet Governance.