Omri Alter is a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law. He holds an LL.M. (magna cum laude) from Bar-Ilan University and an LL.B. (magna cum laude) from Ono Academic College. His dissertation examines distributive rules in copyright law which aspire to provide authors with a larger share of the profits generated by the exploitation of their work. The dissertation relies on insights from different disciplines, such as cultural economics, sociology of culture and the political economy of the media, to critically examine the increasing trend in the legislation of these rules.