Tal Niv is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law's Jurisprudence and Social Policy program. Her research and interest revolve around copyright and collaborative works of authorship, cyber-policy, and innovation. She worked for Israeli start-ups, first as a system analyst and then as a product manager. Tal is a graduate in computer science and law of Tel Aviv University. She enjoys the piano (actively and passively), food (as a consumer not a producer), and urban spaces.