Faculty Member and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law


  • Professional Experience:
    Dr. Tur-Sinai is a faculty member at Ono Academic College’s School of Law. His primary research interests are intellectual property and innovation theory. Prior to becoming a full-time law professor, he clerked for Justice Dorit Beinisch of the Israeli Supreme Court and worked as a transactional lawyer in prominent law firms both in New York and in Israel.


  • Education:
    2009: LL.D., Hebrew University.
    1999: LL.M., Columbia University.
    1998: LL.B., Hebrew University.


  • Subjects Taught:
    Intellectual Property Law, Private International Law, Legal Aspects of High-Tech Entrepreneurship.


  • Research Interests:
    Intellectual Property, Innovation Theory, Licensing.


  • Selected Publications:

Exhaustion in the Service of Progress, 36 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. (forthcoming 2018), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3154011


Patents and Climate Change: A Skeptic’s View, 48 Envtl. L. 211 (2018), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2971639


Technological Progress and Well-Being, 48 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 145 (2016), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2590038


Constructive Ambiguity: IP Licenses as a Case Study (co-authored with Michal Shur-Ofry), 48 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 391 (2015), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2430638


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Experimental Use of Patents on the International Agenda, 16 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 63 (2014), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2500096


Beyond Incentives: Expanding the Theoretical Framework for Patent Law Analysis, 45 Akron L. Rev. 243 (2012), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1697254


The Endowment Effect in IP Transactions: The Case Against Debiasing, 18 Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L. Rev. 117 (2011), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1803613

Cumulative Innovation in Patent Law: Making Sense of Incentives, 50 IDEA 723 (2010), available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1477846




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