Dr. Amir H. Khoury is a Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (Israel). He was also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Law, University of Kansas (USA), for the 2013-2014 academic year. Dr. Khoury has received his Ph.D. from Haifa University (2004), his LL.M. from Fordham University, NYC (1998), and his LL.B. (1993) from The Hebrew University. He specializes in intellectual property law. His academic publications are predominantly in English and published in the US. Dr. Khoury has lectured at conferences around the world (North-Western, Chicago; UC Berkeley; George Washington University, Vanderbilt University; Pisa U. in Italy; Free U. of Brussels; World Jurist Association in (Prague). He has also lectured at USPTO IP programs held in Muscat, Jordan and USPTO-HQ in Alexandria VA, and the University of Kansas. In the course of some of the events, Dr. Khoury has trained Judges, lawyers and patent examiners in IP matters (namely at the Jordan IP Weeks events and at the Israeli Patent Authority). Dr. Khoury also teaches at the Tel-Aviv Berkeley Master of Law program and has served in the past as international advisor for The “Queen Rania Centre for Entrepreneurship” (Amman). In addition, Amir Khoury has published a legal-philosophical novel in English (When Wolf Seeks Justice, Published Amazon.com; KDP). His first book of English Poetry is now in publication.
Prof. Amir Khoury
Research Interests and Teaching
Intellectual Property Law, International Protection of International Intellectual Property Rights, Globalization and the TRIPS-Plus Era, Commercial Wrongs, Trade Secrets, IP Regulation in Arab Countries, Civil Remedies for the Protection of IP Law
Haifa University, Israel
Fordham University School of Law, NYC, USA
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Bachelor of Law (LL.B)
|2005 - Present||Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University|
|2009-2010||Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University|
|2003 - 2009||Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Center at Herzliya|
|2008 - Present||External Lecturer, Netanya Academic College|
|2004 - 2012||
Lecturer, Ramat-Gan Academic Collage, Ramat-Gan, Israel
|2010 - Present||Carmel Academic Collage|
|2002 - 2005||
Lecturer, Haifa University School of Law
|2013 - 2014||Visiting Professor , University of Kansas|
Amir H. Khoury, Well-Known and Famous Trademarks in Israel: TRIPS From Manhattan to the Dawn of a New Millennium!, 12(4) Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, (2002), 991-1039
Amir H. Khoury, Ancient and Islamic Sources of Intellectual Property Protection in the Middle East: A Focus on Trademarks, 43(2) IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology, Franklin Pierce Law Centre, (2003) 151-206, https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&doctype=cite&docid=43+IDEA+151&key=46d2807ab9ca294e178831f9b181f95d
Amir H. Khoury, Trademark Policy: The Case of Arab Countries, Daniel Gervais (ed.), Intellectual Property, Trade and Development: Strategies to Optimize Economic Development in a TRIPS-Plus Era, Oxford University Press, (January, 2008), 299-331.
Amir H. Khoury, Three Dimensional Objects as Trademarks: Does a Dark Shadow Loom over Trademark Theory? 26(2) Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, (2008), 335-367
Amir H. Khoury, The 'Public Health' of the Conventional International Patent Regime & the Ethics of 'Ethicals', 26 The Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, (2008), 25-70.
Amir H. Khoury, Dubai's New Intellectual Property-Based Economy: Prospects for Development without Dependency, 9(1) The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law; (2009) 84-109.
Amir H. Khoury. Differential Patent Terms and the Commercial Capacity of Innovation, 18(3) Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal; 373-418 (2010).
Amir H. Khoury, The End of the National Patent Office, 52(2) IDEA: The IP Law Review, 199-240 (2012).
Amir H. Khoury, Brand Loyalty and Loyalty of brands: A Symbiotic Relationship, 32(2) The Journal of Law and Commerce, (2014).
Amir H. Khoury (with Dr. Noam Shomron), Global Ethical Boundaries of Intellectual Property and Development: The Case of Genome Sequencing, August 2013, in Daniel Gervais (ed.), Intellectual Property trade and Development, oxford University Press, (2014).
Amir H. Khoury, The Case Against the Protection of Negative Trade Secrets: Sisyphus' Entrepreneurship, 54(3), IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review; (2014), 431.
Amir H. Khoury When Art Becomes Free: Inverse Moral Rights as a Guardian of a Truly Liberal Society and Economy, 3(1) Moral Cents: The Journal of Ethics in Finance, (2014).
Amir H. Khoury, Of Trucks, Trains and Ships: Relative Liability for Cargo Loss and Damage, Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business (2016).
Amir H. Khoury, The Makings of an 'Individualized-Industrial' Revolution: Three-Dimensional Printing and its Implications on Intellectual Property Law, Journal of High Technology Law, Suffolk University Law School.
Amir H. Khoury, "The 'UNLIMITLESS': On How to Remedy the Inadequacies of a Language-Based System for Patent Claims.", Accepted for publication by the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal (TIPLJ).
Amir H. Khoury & Ron Bekkerman, Automatic Discovery of Prior Art Big Data to the Rescue of the Patent System, The Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois ( October, 2016), http://repository.jmls.edu/ripl/vol16/iss1/3/ and http://repository.jmls.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1402&context=ripl
Amir H. Khoury, Intellectual Property from Outside the Box: The Curious Case of Internet from Space, International Media and Entertainment Law, (November, 2016), http://www.swlaw.edu/pdfs/jimel/6_2
Amir H. Khoury, Intellectual Property Rights for "Hubots": On the Legal Implications of Human-Like Robots as Innovators and Creators, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.