Ariel Katz is an associate professor with the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he holds the Innovation Chair in Electronic Commerce. He received his LL.B. and LL.M. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and his S.J.D. from the University of Toronto. His general area of research involves economic analysis of competition law and intellectual property law, with allied interests in electronic commerce, pharmaceutical regulation, the regulation of international trade and particularly the intersection of these fields. Between 2009 and 2012, Ariel was director of the University of Toronto's Centre for Innovation Law and Policy. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, he was a staff attorney at the Israeli Antitrust Authority.