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Gilat, Bareket & Co. of Reinhold Cohn Group provides ‘exceptional service of the highest quality’. The team handles enforcement matters for Puma and represented Nespresso in a case of unlawful advertising. David Gilat successfully defended TAVIG in a Supreme Court case differentiating between the legal treatment of copyright and patent infringements. Eran Bareket is ‘very highly recommended’.

Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office’s ‘absolutely top-quality’ department specialises in various patent and anti-counterfeiting proceedings. Liad Whatstein heads the team, which acts for heavyweight pharmaceuticals industry clients such as Pfizer, Novartis, Sanofi and Merck, in addition to several luxury goods, media and entertainment brand owners.

Luthi & Co has represented pharmaceuticals companies such as Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Gilead in patent and trade mark oppositions brought by Teva. Other notable clients include Bayer CropScience and Strauss Foods, while Daniel Lerner also successfully represented Cosmopharm to deny a preliminary injunction sought by L’Oréal. Founding partner Richard Luthi has ‘vast experience in IP litigation’.

S. Horowitz & Co handles IP litigation – such as on various trade mark and patent oppositions and infringements cases – for a number of major clients, notably including Teva and Israel’s three largest cellular phone service providers. The team also acted for Eshkolot in a remuneration case against HOT regarding what constitutes a reasonable royalty. Tal Band heads the practice.

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co acts almost exclusively for media and communications companies in copyright infringement cases and royalties disputes. Eyal Roy Sage has been representing Partner Communications and its subsidiaries in piracy liability claims filed by content owners.

The ‘thorough and responsive’ group at Adin-Liss, Law Offices handles patent and trade mark opposition and cancellation proceedings for clients such as Teva. Joint heads Dan Adin and Eran Liss are ‘knowledgeable and experienced’.

The team at Ariel Dubinsky, Law Office is ‘knowledgeable and experienced in IP litigation’. ‘Brilliant lawyer’ Ariel Dubinsky handles trade mark enforcement and other disputes for Ashley Furniture, EasyGroup and Balev Corporation.

Guy Kedem at Guy Kedem Law Office is ‘a true expert in his field’, handling a wide range of patent and trade mark infringement cases. He acts for various international clients and has been representing Roshen in a trade mark claim against United Confectionary.

At Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices, Yoav Oestreicher handles claims involving breach of privacy and illegal dissemination of trade secrets for clients such as LinkedIn. The team has been defending GlaxoSmithKline in a patent misuse case alleging the creation of an illegal monopoly.

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s ‘excellent, one-stop’ IP practice handles patents, copyright and trade mark infringement cases. New York-based Zeev Pearl and Israel-based Yossi Markovich are representing StoreDot against Ramot in a Tel Aviv District Court case concerning IP ownership.

The ‘superbly professional’ team at Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co advises on opposition and infringement matters regarding patents, trade marks and copyrights. Joint head Nahum Gabrieli represents clients such as Israeli Military Industries and ACUM. Ehud Gabrieli is a ‘go-to guy’ in trade mark litigation.

Yossi Sivan & Co. has ‘extraordinary knowledge and expertise in trade mark and copyright litigation’. The ‘practical and personable’ Yossi Sivan has extensive experience of IP cases involving international clients and is representing Lifestyle in a trade mark infringement claim against Greenwich Polo Club (UK).

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