Michael Birnhack

Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law

Professor of Law

Ramat Aviv

Tel Aviv 69978, IL

Israel

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Acknowledging the Conflict between Copyright Law and Freedom of Expression Under the Human Rights Act

2003 Entertainment Law Review, 24-34
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright law, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, Human Rights Act, United Kingdom, Ashdown

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Does Law Matter Online? Empirical Evidence on Privacy Law Compliance

Michigan Telecommunications & Technology Law Review, Vol.17, p. 337, 2011, TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Michael Birnhack and Niva Elkin-Koren
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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privacy, data protection, information, informational privacy, user generated content, israel

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The Invisible Handshake: The Reemergence of the State in the Digital Environment

Virginia Journal of Law & Technology, 2003
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Apr 2003
Michael Birnhack and Niva Elkin-Koren
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 652 (26,317)
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Internet, surveillance, Privacy, September 11, state action, theory of the state, ISP liability

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The EU Data Protection Directive: An Engine of a Global Regime

24(6) Computer Law & Security Report, 508-520 (2008)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 588 (29,956)

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data protectiom, informational privacy, EU Directive 95/46/EC, soft law, hard law, globalization, soft legal globalization, adequate protection, OECD Guidelines, Standard Contractual Clauses, Binding corporate rules, PNR, SWIFT

5.

A Quest for a Theory of Privacy: Context and Control

51(4) Jurimetrics 447-479 (2011)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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informational privacy, data protection, Helen Nissenbaum, Contextual Integrity, digital technology, privacy as control

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The Idea of Progress in Copyright Law

1 Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal, 3-58 (2001)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 425 (52,909)
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Copyright Law and Free Speech after Eldred V. Ashcroft

76 University of Southern California Law Review, 1275-1330 (2003)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 365 (66,365)
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copyright law, constitutional dimension thereof, Eldred v. Ashcroft, freedom of speech, First Amendment

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Reverse Engineering Informational Privacy Law

15 Yale J. L. & Tech. 24 (2012)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, information, technology, data protection, EU Directive, FTC, Privacy by Design, right to be forgotten

9.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Case - Who is an Author?

23(3) E.I.P.R., 128-133 (2001)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 May 2006 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright law, originality, dead sea scrolls, ancient text, romantic author

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More or Better? Shaping the Public Domain

The Public Domain of Information, 59-86 (P. Bernt Hugenholtz & Lucie Guibault, eds., Kluwer Law International, 2005)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 342 (68,867)

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public domain, copyright law, free speech

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Trading Copyright: Global Pressure on Local Culture

THE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA: GLOBAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, 365-397 (Neil Netanel, ed., Oxford University Press, 2007)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Intellectual Property, Copyright law, Globalization, TRIPS, TRIPS Plus, WTO, WIPO, Development Agenda, bilateral agreements, culture, Glocalization, Israel

12.

Shielding Children: The European Way

79 Chicago-Kent Law Review, 175-227 (2004)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack and Jacob H. Rowbottom
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Internet, regulation, code, children, freedom of speech, free expression, Information society

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The Copyright Law and Free Speech Affair: Making-Up and Breaking-Up

43(2) IDEA: Journal of Law & Technology, 233-298 (2003)
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 27 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 260 (91,806)
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copyright law, first amendment, constitutional aspects of, public domain

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Unmasking Anonymous Online Users in Israel

2 Hukim - Journal on Legislation, 51-131 (2010)
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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user generated content, anonymity, free speech, anonymous users, unmasking, defamation, copyright

15.

Global Copyright, Local Speech

24 Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, 491-547 (2006)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 245 (97,637)
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copyright, TRIPS, WTO, speech, expression, globalization, glocalization

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Privacy Mindset, Technological Mindset

55 Jurimetrics 55-114 (2014)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
Michael Birnhack, Eran Toch and Irit Hadar
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University - Department of Industrial Engineering and University of Haifa - Information Systems Department
Downloads 238 (59,004)

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privacy, informational privacy, data protection, privacy by design, big data, organizational privacy climate, engineering

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S-M-L-XL Data: Big Data as a New Informational Privacy Paradigm

Big Data and Privacy: Making Ends Meet 7-10 (Future of Privacy Forum & Center for Internet & Society, Stanford Law School) (2013)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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informational privacy, data protection, big data, property in data, data analytics, data warehouse

18.

Hebrew Authors and English Copyright Law in Mandate Palestine

12(1) Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 201-240 (2011)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright law, copyright history, Mandate Palestine, Ottoman Authors Rights Act, 1911 Imperial Copyright Act, Yishuv

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Authoring Rights: Reading the New Israeli Copyright Act (Hebrew)

AUTHORING RIGHTS: READING THE ISRAELI COPYRIGHT ACT, Nevo Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack and Guy Pessach
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
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copyright, Israel, fair use, moral rights, ownership, making available, statutory damages

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Naked in Front of the Machine: Does Airport Scanning Violate Privacy?

74 Ohio State Law Journal 1263 (2013 )
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Yofi Tirosh and Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Privacy, surveillance, bodily privacy, human body, body scanners, technology, body and law, abnormal bodies

21.

A Cultural Reading: Israel's 2007 Copyright Act and the Creative Field (Hebrew)

AUTHORING RIGHTS: READINGS IN COPYRIGHT LAW, 83-133 (Michael Birnhack & Guy Pessach, eds., Nevo Publishing, 2009)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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israel, copyright, culture, meaning

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Who Owns Bratz? The Integration of Copyright and Employment Law

20 Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, 95-163 (2009)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Copyright law, ownership, workplace, work made for hire, penalty default rule, Tasini

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Copyrighting Speech: A Trans-Atlantic View

COPYRIGHT AND HUMAN RIGHTS - FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - PRIVACY, pp. 37-62, Paul L.C. Torremans, ed., Kluwer Law International, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2006
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright law, freedom of expression, free speech, european law

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Privacy Implications of Emerging and Future Technologies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2014
Michael Birnhack and Niv Ahituv
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
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privacy, data protection, technology, foresight

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Mandatory Copyright: From Pre-Palestine to Israel, 1910-2007

A Shifting Empire: 100 Years of the Copyright Act 1911, 82-115 (Uma Suthersanen & Ysolde Gendreau, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright history, Israel, Palestine, Copyright Act 1911, post-colonialism, legal transplants, Ottoman Copyright, fair use

26.

Copyright Pioneers

5(1) W.I.P.O. Journal 118-126 (2013)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright, history, microhistory, Mandate Palestine, authorship

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Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine, Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Oct 2012
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright history, British Empire, 1911 Copyright Act, Palestine, Israel, legal transplants

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Informational Services: Going Online, Global, and Local Again - Review of Anupam Chander, The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World in Commerce (Yale University Press, 2013)

108 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 562 (2014)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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trade 2.0, globalization, glocalization, cybertrade, informational services

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הנדסת פרטיות ציבורית: המקרה של העברת מידע ממרשם האוכלוסין למפלגות
Public Privacy by Design: The Case of Data Transfer to Political Parties

Haifa Law Review- Forthcoming, 2018
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, data protection, privacy by design, GDPR, primaries, population registry, elections, law of democracy

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A Process-Based Approach to Informational Privacy and the Case of Big Medical Data

20 Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, data protection, medical data, big data, information ethics, anonymization, research, de-identification, re-identification

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CCTV Surveillance in Israeli Primary Schools: Normalization, Resistance, and Children's Privacy Consciousness

44(2) Oxford Review of Education 204-220 (2018)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2018
Michael Birnhack, Lotem Perry-Hazan and Shiran German
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Haifa - Faculty of Education and University of Haifa, Students
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privacy, surveillance, primary school, CCTV

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The Melting Pot of Copyright Law: Urheberrecht in Jerusalem

Expanding Intellectual Property: Copyrights and Patents in Twentieth-Century Europe and Beyond 107-126 (Hannes Siegrist & Augusta Dimou, eds., CEU Press: Budapest/NY, 2017)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright, Israel, legal history, Herzl

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שיעור מקוון על הזכות לפרטיות: הרשת החברתית ובית הספר
An Online Class About the Right to Privacy: The Social Network and the School

בתוך: חומות החינוך נפלו ברשת? 266-247 ברוך שוורץ, חננאל רוזנברג וקריסטה אסטרחן עורכים, צפוי להתפרסם ב-2017, הוצאת מופ"ת,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 May 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, school, social networks, education

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חשיפה מקוונת וחשיפה משפטית: על פרטיות ופומביות של פסקי דין ברשת (Online Exposure, Legal Exposure: Privacy and the Publication of Court Cases)

48 Mishpatim Hebrew University Law Review (forthcoming 2017)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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יצירה משפטית: שימוש הוגן בדיני זכויות יוצרים
Judicial Work: Fair Use in Israeli Copyright Law

(בתוך: משפט, תרבות וספר: ספר נילי כהן 84 - 106 (עופר גרוסקופף ושי לביא עורכים, צפוי להתפרסם ב-2017
Nili Cohen Book (Ofer Groskopf & Shai Lavi eds., 2017, Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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copyright law, fair use, transformative use, Israel

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The Hidden Human Rights Curriculum of Surveillance Cameras in Schools: Due Process, Privacy, and Trust

48(1) Cambridge Journal of Education 47-64 (2018)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2018
Lotem Perry-Hazan and Michael Birnhack
University of Haifa - Faculty of Education and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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school surveillance; human rights education; privacy; trust; school discipline

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The Emergence and Development of Intellectual Property Law in the Middle East

Rochelle C Dreyfuss & Justine Pila (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law (2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Michael Birnhack and Amir H. Khoury
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Middle East, Intellectual Property, Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, globalization, colonization, legal transplants

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מעגלים של פרטיות
(Circles of Privacy: LGBT and Privacy)

LGBTQ RIGHTS IN ISRAEL: GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND THE LAW 195-232 (Einav H. Morgenstern, Yaniv Lushinsky, Alon Harel, eds., 2016)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, LGBT, outing, Israel

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Privacy, CCTV, and School Surveillance in the Shadow of Imagined Law

50(2) Law and Society Review 415 (2016)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2017
Lotem Perry-Hazan and Michael Birnhack
University of Haifa - Faculty of Education and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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privacy, surveillance, technology, school, education, imagined law, ambiguous law, isomorphism

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Judicial Snapshots and Fair Use Theory

5(3) Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property 264-284 (2015)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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Fair dealing, fair use, limitations and exceptions, legal transplant, judicial snapshot, Israel, copyright theory

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Privacy by Designers: Software Developers’ Privacy Mindset

23(1) Empirical Software Engineering 259-289 (2018)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
University of Haifa - Information Systems Department, University of Haifa - Information Systems Department, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv University - Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Haifa and Independent
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privacy, information systems, privacy-by-design, designers' perceptions, information systems design, empirical study, qualitative research

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Colonial Intellectual Property

Irene Calboli, Maria Lilla’ Montagnani (eds.), Handbook on Intellectual Property Research (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2019),
Number of pages: 11
Michael Birnhack
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, legal history, legal transplants, Mandate Palestine