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Wilkof, Neil

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Neil Wilkof heads the intellectual property and information technology team. In addition to intellectual property, Neil specialises in technology transfer and computer and internet law.

Additional Professional Experience:

  • Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center (Israel), Raphael Recanati International School, Adjunct Lecturer, MBA program, (2008 - present).
  • Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center (Israel), Adjunct Lecturer and Consultant, Zell Entrepreneurship Center (2006 - present).
  • Haifa University (Israel), Faculty of Law, Adjunct Lecturer, Intellectual Property Law (2004).
  • Haifa University (Israel), School of Economics, Adjunct Lecturer, Intellectual Property Law (2004 - 2005).
  • Bar-Ilan University, Adjunct Lecturer of Intellectual Property and Computer Law, (1990 -2001).
  • Visiting Professor of Law, ITT Chicago-Kent School of Law, (1991).
  • Special Advisor, Copyright Revision Committee, Israel Ministry of Justice.
  • Member, Trademark Revision Committee, Israel Ministry of Justice.
  • Special Counsel, Israel Delegation to WIPO Diplomatic Conference on Copyright Law.
  • Arbitrator, Internet Domain Name Disputes, World Intellectual Property Organization.
  • Subcommittee Chairman, Parallel Imports Committee, International Trademark Association (2003 -2005).
  • Board of Directors, Israel Copyright Society.
  • Board of Directors, Licensing Executives Society.


Membership of Professional Organizations:

  • Israel Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • AIPPI
  • ALAI
  • International Bar Association


Admitted to Practice:

  • Israel, 1985
  • U.S.A., State of Ohio, 1980


Education:

  • University of Chicago, J.D.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D.
  • University of Chicago, M.A.
  • Yale University, B.A. magna cum laude.

Selected Publications:

Articles:

  • “Sublicensing”, in Sharing of Names, edited by Ilanah Simon (Edgar Elgar Press).
  • “Third-Party Use of Trademarks”, in Trademark Use, edited by Jeremy Phillips and Ilanah Simon (Oxford University Press, 2005).
  • Annual chapter update on Israel copyright law, in Geller & Nimmer, International Copyright Law and Practice, Matthew Bender (since 2004, chapter formerly written by Professor Yehoshua Weisman).
  • “Copyright, Moral Rights and the Choice of Law: Where Did the Dead Sea Scrolls Court Go Wrong?”, Houston Law Review, vol. 38, no. 2, 2001.


Books:

  • Neil J. Wilkof, Trade Mark Licensing, Sweet & Maxwell (London), 1995, second edition, Neil J. Wilkof and Daniel Burkitt (2004).
  • Melvin Simensky, Lanning Bryer and Neil Wilkof, co-editors, Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace, John Wiley & Sons, April 2000.
    (For a more complete list of publications, please contact the author).
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