Jamil Ammar is a Visiting Professor and Catalyst Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School. His research lies at the interface between intellectual property law and emerging technologies. Jamil’s work reaches out into other domains, including cybersecurity, religious extremism, privacy and free speech. Jamil’s publications include, When Jihadi Ideology Meets Social Media ( Palgrave Pivot/Springer Publishing, 2017 forthcoming), ‘Counterterrorism and the Commercialization of Religious Hate Speech’, in Religious Freedom, Risk and Security in the Twenty First Century ( Ratio Legis, a Lisbon-based Law Research Center, 2018 forthcoming), ‘Yesterday’s Ideology Meets Today’s Technology: A Strategic Prevention Framework For Curbing The Use Of Social Media By Radical Groups’, Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology (Vol. 26, Issue 2, 2016), and ‘Our “New Reality” In the Era of ISIS, Rutgers Race & The Law Review, Vol 17, Issue 2, 2017 (forthcoming). Originally from Syria, Jamil did his LL.B. and LL.M. at the University of Damascus. He holds an LL.M. from the University of Wales Swansea and a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh.