Aviv Gaon

Aviv Gaon is a doctoral candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School,  an IP Osgoode Centre for Intellectual Property and Technology Fellow, and an adjunct professor at IDC Herzliya. Aviv specializes in intellectual property, law & technology, and artificial intelligence. Aviv's research interests also include antitrust and competition law, international law and public policy.

Aviv earned his bachelor degree in Law & Government (LL.B) at IDC Herzliya. During his third year, Aviv was accepted to the LL.M (Master of Law) accelerated track program for excellent students. During that time, Aviv was chosen to the IDC Law Review Editorial Board and later became the Law Review Editor.

Upon completion of his legal studies, Aviv joined FBC & Co, a top law firm in Israel, as an associate in the Competition & Antitrust Department. He specialized in competition and antitrust law, litigation, and commercial disputes.  Aviv provided legal counsel to individuals and companies with respect to a wide range of legal issues, including M&As, class actions, and arbitration.

Prior to his departure to Toronto, Aviv held several teaching positions at IDC Herzliya's Radzyner Law School and served as director of the IDC Moot Court annual program.

Education & Professional Affiliations

Osgoode Hall Law School, Ph.D Candidate (2015- )
IDC Herzliya, Radzyner Law School - LL.M
IDC Herzliya, Radzyner Law School - LL.B (with distinction)
Israel Bar Association (2011-)

Awards & Distinctions

York University Doctoral Fellowship (2016-2018)
ISEF Foundation International Fellow (2015-2018)