Michael A Davitz
Michael A. Davitz joined our board of trustees in June 2020. A physician-scientist and attorney, Michael has had a long association with Save the Elephants starting in the 1970s when he interned with our founder, Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Michael is a registered U.S. patent attorney as well as a physician with over 15 years’ experience in biomedical research, and more than 20 years’ experience providing strategic counseling to clients around the world in all aspects of intellectual property law. Michael has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Science and Nature and is a highly sought-after public speaker on patent-related issues in the U.S.