Dr. Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton is a law professor at Bar-Ilan University School of Law. As an ISEF Scholar, she received her BLL and MLL degrees at Bar-Ilan prior to earning her PhD at the University of Michigan School of Law as an ISEF International Fellow. She was then a Microsoft Research Fellow at Berkeley and a Visiting Fellow at George Washington University, again with ISEF’s steady support.’
Dr. Bitton is an expert in intellectual property law, law and technology, and property. Her articles have appeared in major journals in Israel, the U.S. and Europe. Her numerous awards include the prestigious Alon Fellowship, 2009-2011 (granted by Israel’s Council of Higher Education to promising junior faculty members), the Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (€100,000 granted by the European Union), and the 2013 Zeltner Award for the most promising young legal scholar in Israel. Dr. Bitton’s current research focuses on Israeli and American patent law and criminal enforcement of intellectual property law.
Born in Ashqelon, Miriam now lives in Giv’at Shmuel.