Avraham Osterman

October 5, 2011Duke Law News

S. J.D. Candidate ‘12

Dissertation Project
Digital Libraries in the Age of Mass Digitization. Examining the impact of copyright laws and international copyright treaties on Mass Digitization projects, Digital Libraries and Access to Knowledge.

Fields of Academic Interest
Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property with an emphasis on Copyright, Collective Management, Mass Digitization and Access to Knowledge.

Doctoral Committee
Prof. Jerome Reichman (Supervisor)
Prof. James Boyle (Reader)
Prof. David Lange (Reader)
Prof. Arti Rai
Prof. Ruth Okediji

LL.M, (cum laude), Duke University, 2008
LL.M, Bar-Ilan University, 2006
LL.B, Bar-Ilan University, 2005

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