Steering Committee 2016

Steering Committee Members include top professionals in business, legal practice, academia and leading government officials:

  • Alkalay, Yoav- Director of Patent Strategy, Amdocs 
  • Band, Tal- President AIPPI-Israel, Senior partner at S. Horowitz & Co. - Co-Chairman of Organizing Committee
  • Cohen Zedek, Nachman- Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer (PCZL) 
  • Cohn, Ilan - Senior Partner - Reinhold Cohn Group- Co-Chairman of Organizing Committee
  • Cohen, Ohad- Deputy Director General and Director, Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) in the Israeli Ministry of Economy
  • Erez, SuzanneManager and Intellectual Property Counsel, IBM
  • Gallily, TamiYissum, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's technology transfer company
  • HirshlerRachel- Deputy Director for Trade Policy and Agreements, Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) in the Israeli Ministry of Economy
  • Kantor, Nir- Head of the Chemical, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Society at the Manufacturers Association of Israel
  • Kling, Asa - Israel Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks
  • Korine, Dorit- Patent attorney,“Desert Knowledge” Conference Organization- Organizing Committee
  • Matalon, Ayla- Executive Director of the MIT Enterprise Forum
  • Mayer Rubinstein, Karin- CEO of Israel Advanced Technology Industries  (IATI)
  • Ophir, Idit- Arad-Ophir- Organizing Committee
  • Pessach, Guy- Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem                                                                           
  • Poliner, Howard - Director of Intellectual Property Law, Israel Ministry of Justice
  • Shiran-Rasky, Rinat- Vice President and General Patent Counsel at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Zilber, Einav- Director, Intellectual Property Legal Counsel at Applied Materials