Basic facts about the department
- 15 partners
- 35 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Skilled IP group that is identified for its diverse expertise. A popular choice among clients for its multi-jurisdictional platform with offices in Israel, the UK and the USA. Advises on patent, copyright, trade mark and design issues. Particularly well regarded for its patent prosecution practice.
Strengths Clients commend the group's in-depth expertise, saying: "The firm is excellent. It is focused on being a one-stop shop for all IP matters and has a large team of individuals with strong backgrounds in science and law."
Work highlights Acted for start-up StoreDot on a dispute regarding ownership of intellectual property following the licensing of technology from Ramot.
Represented Technion in an ownership dispute with the Volcani centre over a patent application made by the research university.
Significant clients Telit, On Track Innovation, Albaad, Levi Strauss, Israel Broadcast Authority.
Nachman Cohen-Zedek has long-standing expertise in the Israeli IP arena and has represented clients in disputes before the courts and the Israeli Patent Office. In addition to his disputes practice, he also offers strategic advice to companies on their portfolio management.
Haim Ravia is considered a "very respected copyright lawyer in Israel" and "an authority on internet law." In addition to assisting clients with issues in the space, he has also been involved in the development of internet-related legislation in Israel.
New York-based Zeev Pearl advises Israeli clients and multinationals on their IP interests. A source said: "He's very responsive, practical and savvy. He has excellent judgement, gives sage advice and is business-minded. Even though he's a name partner, he's always very attentive to us."
Guy Yonay is located in the firm's New York office. An interviewee confirmed that "he knows the ins and outs of patent litigation," while another source said: "He's very good on the technical side." He represented NICE Systems in an alleged patent infringement case.