Gaia is Professor of Law at Seton Hall. She specializes in law and technology theory, intellectual property, law and genetics, information privacy, Internet law, reproductive technologies and family law. Her scholarship focuses on the interrelations between technology, law and society, examining the diffusion processes of new technologies, including both medical and communications technologies. Gaia’s scholarship has been published in leading law reviews including the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Boston University Law Review, the Washington Law Review and the U.C. Davis Law Review. Her work has been selected to the Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum and received extensive media coverage. She is the Chair Elect of the Section on Privacy and Defamation and a member of the Executive Board of the Section on Intellectual Property of the American Association of Law Schools.
Gaia joined the Seton Hall faculty in 2004 and in 2009 was named the Margaret Gilhooley Research Fellow. Prior to joining the Seton Hall faculty, she was a fellow at the Engelberg Center of Innovation Law & Policy and at the Information Law Institute at the New York University School of Law. Her degrees include: a J.S.D. from the New York University School of Law, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, a J.D. (Intellectual Property concentration with Honors) from the Boston University School of Law, and a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University. Gaia practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and at S. Horowitz & Co. in Israel.
Some of Gaia’s representative publications include:
- Ordinary People and the Promotion of Progress (work in progress) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2163142
- Over-Parenting, 44 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 4 (2011) (with Zvi Triger) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1588246
- In the Shadow of Innovation, 31 (6) Cardozo Law Review 2257 (2010) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1395779
- Regulating the Technologies of Reproduction: Timing, Uncertainty and Donor Anonymity, 90 Boston University L. Rev. 1189 (2010) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1639135
- Direct-to Consumer Genetic Testing: Gatekeeping the Production of Genetic Information, 79(2)UMKC Law Review 283 (2010) (symposium) http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1767383