Research Grants

Grants for TAU Researchers

The S. Horowitz Institute for IP wishes to promote original research in IP Law, by offering financial support towards the publication of articles and books, both in Hebrew and in other languages.  The grants are for the TAU community only, in any field or discipline.  The grants are in the amount of up to NIS 4,000 for an article, or NIS 12,000 for a book.

For further details, please see the Call for Papers (Heb) and the Research Grants Rules (Heb).

2016-17 Grants for Researchers Winner: Dr. Talia Margalit

2017-18 Grants for Researchers Winner: Prof. David Gilo


Grants for TAU Students

The S. Horowitz Institute for IP wishes to promote original research in IP Law by awarding merit-based research grants to MA or PhD TAU students, in any field or discipline.  The grant, in the sum of up to US$2,500 can be used towards research expenses, including participation in conferences.

For further details and submission forms, please see the Call for student research grants (Heb) and the Research Grants Rules (Heb).



2015 TAU Student Winner:


Omri Rachum Twaig is a Ph.D. candidate and a research fellow in Zvi Meitar Center for advanced legal studies and was a research fellow in the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Omri holds an L.L.B (2013) from Tel Aviv University (Magna Cum Laude), appearing on the Dean's List in every year of his studies.

During his studies, Omri worked as a pre-intern at Fischer, Behar, Chen, Well, Orion & Co. Law Firm and was the co-editor-in-chief of volume 36 of the Tel Aviv University Law Review. After his studies, Omri served as a law clerk in the chambers of the Honorable Supreme Court Justice Danziger, and worked as a teaching assistant in contract law, environmental law and intellectual property law.

Omri's research focuses on the right to make derivative works as a part of copyright law, as well as non-legal understanding of creativity and the creative process such as cognitive psychology and genre theory.


2016 TAU Student Winner:

Adi Ben Eli holds an L.L.B (2014) from Tel Aviv University, as well as a B.A (2010; cum laude) and M.A. (2011) in Political Science and East Asia Studies from Tel Aviv University.

Adi is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Tel Aviv University (School of History), under the supervision of Prof. Michael Birnhack (TAU Law) and Dr. Ori Sela (TAU East Asia). Adi's research focus on the establishment of Intellectual Property Courts in China.

Adi is an associate in the IP Litigation Department at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz.


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