Dr. Eden Sarid is a lecturer at the School of Law. His research and teaching interests include intellectual property law, property law, the creative economy, innovation policy, and cultural heritage law. Dr. Sarid's current research focuses on creative economies that deviate from traditional intellectual property models; historical and theoretical explorations of intellectual property; copyrighted cultural works whose owners cannot be located ('orphan works'); and queer analysis of intellectual property.
Dr. Sarid received his SJD from the University of Toronto, where he was a Vanier Canada Scholar. He received his LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science with distinction, and was awarded the Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He received his LLB from the Hebrew University Faculty of Law together with the University's Honours Program for exceptional students in the Humanities.
Dr. Sarid’s academic and advocacy work are committed to the public interest. Dr. Sarid participated in consultations to various organisations and policy-makers including the UK's Intellectual Property Office, the EU Intellectual Property Office, and the Canadian Copyright Board. Before entering academia, Dr. Sarid served as a senior law clerk to the Hon. Justice Elyakim Rubinstein and Hon. Justice Zvi Zylbertal of the Israeli Supreme Court, practiced as an associate in the IP department of one of Israel’s leading law firms, and was a member of Israel Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Board.
University of Toronto,
LL.M with Distinction
London School of Economics and Political Science,
LL.B and Bachelor's in the Humanities
Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
University of Essex