Michal Shur-Ofry is an Associate Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem law faculty, where she teaches several courses and seminars in the areas of intellectual property, innovation, and network science. She received her LL.B. (Magna Cum Laude) and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her LL.M. from University College London, as a Chevening–Sainer scholar. Michal’s research focuses on intellectual property law, innovation theory, and the interrelations between law and complex systems. Her scholarship uses insights from the theory of complex systems to examine, explain and challenge various legal rules and conceptual frameworks. She authored numerous articles and one book in these areas (more details about her research are here).
Before joining the Hebrew University as a full-time law professor, Michal was the head of the intellectual property practice in a prominent Israeli law firm.
At the Hebrew University she serves as the head of the law faculty’s research committee, and takes part in various interdisciplinary projects, including the HUJI-Innovate Entrepreneurship Center, the Biodesign-Medical Innovation Program, and the Cyber Law Center.
University College London