Dan Or-Hof , founder of Or-Hof Technology and IP law firm, is a notable and respected lawyer in the field. Dan’s expertise are derived from both academic and practical experience. Formerly head of an international Israel based law firm’s IT, Internet and Copyright department, Dan has intimate knowledge of the industry. This is evident by him appearing before the Knesset’s (the Israeli parliament) Economic Affairs and the Constitution Law and Justice committees as well as and the justice department.
As an influential figure in the field, domestic and beyond, Dan writes professional reports for both legal and economic platforms and contributes to renowned international publications, such as the IAPP Privacy Advisor and Nymity. on the matter of information privacy issues.
Moreover, Dan has held various teaching positions at different higher education institutions, focusing on issues involving the law of information, and data protection.
Dan is also a founder of an IT venture focused on electronic transactions’ authentication and auditing.
18 years of daily practice in technology and IP Law have made Dan a “Knowledge and expertise center” for subjects such as the Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud environments, Authentication and digital signatures, proprietary and Open Source licensing, Data Protection and Information privacy.
Dan is a Lecturer in law. He teaches Privacy and Data Protection at the Tel Aviv University in their Cyber Interdisciplinary Program. Previously he taught the Law of Information (2009-2013) in the law faculty of the Colman College of Management; Dan also provides presentations in various other academic, commercial and governmental forums. Dan also writes to professional and financial publications.
Dan is member of the National Privacy Protection Council, a member of the International Associations of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.