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About Ariel Katz

Ariel Katz joined the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in 2004 and holds the Innovation Chair in Electronic Commerce. He received his LL.B. and LL.M from Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his SJD from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. His general area of research involves economic analysis of competition law and intellectual property law, with allied interests in electronic commerce, the regulation of international trade and particularly the intersection of all these fields.
Professor Katz came to the University of Toronto after practicing competition law for 4 years at the Israeli Antitrust Authority. While there, he litigated several merger appeals and restrictive arrangements cases before the Antitrust Tribunal and negotiated regulatory settlements. Professor Katz currently teaches courses on intellectual property, cyberlaw, and the intersection of competition law and intellectual property.


Present Director, Centre for Innovation Law & Policy, University of Toronto
Present Innovation Chair in Electronic Commerce, University of Toronto
Present Associate Professor, University of Toronto

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Faculty of Law
University of Toronto
78 Queen's Park
Toronto ON M5S2C5
Tel: 416-978-8892


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