Michal Shur-Ofry is a Senior Lecturer with tenure at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem law faculty, where she teaches several courses and seminars in the area of intellectual property law. She received her LL.B. (Magna cum Laude) and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her LL.M. (Merit) from University College London, as a Chevening–Sainer scholar.
Michal’s research focuses on intellectual property law and innovation theory.
She is also interested in the interrelations between law and networks, and her scholarship uses insights from the theory of complex systems to examine, explain and challenge various legal rules and conceptual frameworks. She has authored numerous articles and one book in these areas. Her works were awarded the prizes of the Israeli Junior Scholars Workshop (2014) and the Stanford International Junior Scholars Workshop (2015).
Before joining the Hebrew University law faculty in 2013, Michal was a partner and the head of IP in a prominent Israeli law firm.