Prof. Michael Birnhak

Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University

Enforcement of Copyright Laws In The Digital Age session
IP and Media: The Story of Successful Formats session

Prof. Michael Birnhack of the Faculty of Law at Tel-Aviv University studies, teaches and writes about intellectual property, and especially copyright law. His research covers issues such as the relationship between copyright and freedom of expression (his research on the topic is included in Nimmer on Copyright), fair use, ownership,  and copyright history, as well as contributory infringement in patent law. His articles are often cited by Israeli courts. Birnhack is also the author of the Israeli chapter in Geller's International Copyright Law. His recent book, Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine was published by Oxford University Press in 2012.