Niva Elkin-Koren is the founding director of the Haifa Center for Law & Technology and the former dean of the University of Haifa Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on the legal institutions that facilitate private and public control over the production and dissemination of information. She has written and spoken extensively about the privatization of information policy, copyright law and democratic theory, the effects of cyberspace on the economic analysis of law, liability of information intermediaries, the regulation of search engines, and legal strategies for enhancing the public domain.
Elkin-Koren coauthored The Limits of Analysis: Law and Economics of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age (2012) and Law, Economics and Cyberspace: The Effects of Cyberspace on the Economic Analysis of Law (2004) as well as numerous research articles. She is the coeditor of Law and Information Technology (2011) and The Commodification of Information (2002).
She received her LLB from Tel Aviv University School of Law in 1989, her LLM from Harvard Law School in 1991, and her SJD from Stanford Law School in 1995.