Prof. Orit Fischman-Afori, PhD, LL.B. (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), is a Law Professor at the Striks Faculty of Law, College of Management, Israel. Prof. Fischman-Afori’s main fields of research are Intellectual Property, Law and Technology, and Information Law. Prof. Fischman-Afori served as Dean of the Striks Faculty of Law beginning in 2016 through 2019, as a member of the Israeli Competition Law Tribunal (District Court, Jerusalem) in 2017-2020, 2022-2025, as a guest researcher at Cambridge University in 2013 and as a guest researcher at University of California, Berkley in 2007. Recently, Prof. Fischman-Afori was elected as President Elect of ATRIP – International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property.
Professor Fischman-Afori publishes extensively in Israel, Europe and in the US. Her worldwide published studies present multi-dimensional examination of intellectual property law and law and technology issues. Professor Fischman-Afori’s publications include the development of the interface between intellectual property and human rights, emphasizing the importance of remedies in the development of substantive law, and promoting open standards along with practical tools for developing intellectual property law and digital governance regime.
Prof. Orit Fischman-Afori teaches a variety of courses and seminars in the fields of intellectual property and law and technology, as well as the mandatory course in Corporate Law.
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Research Interests and teaching: Intellectual Property, Law and Technology, Competition law, Corporate Law.