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Adjunct Faculty, Study Abroad Faculty

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton

Adjunct Professor of Law

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Dr. Miriam Bitton is a law professor at Bar-Ilan University School of Law in Israel. She received her Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees at Bar-Ilan University School of Law, as well as another Master of Laws and a Doctor of the Science of Law at the University of Michigan School of Law. A former Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law, Miami University School of Law, and Ohio State University School of Law, she was also the Microsoft Research Fellow at U.C. Berkeley School of Law and a Visiting Fellow at George Washington University Law School. Dr. Bitton writes and teaches in the fields of intellectual property law, law and technology, and property. Her articles are published in major journals in Israel, the U.S. and Europe. She is the winner of the prestigious Alon Fellowship for the years 2009-2011 (granted by the Council of Higher Education in Israel to promising junior faculty members in Israel), the 100,000 EUROs Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (granted by the European Union Commission), and the Zeltner Award for Junior Legal Scholars granted annually to one junior promising legal scholar in Israel by the Rotary Foundation and Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law (2013). Dr. Bitton’s current research agenda is focused on Israeli and American patent law and criminal enforcement of intellectual property law.