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Dr Shlomo Cohen & Co Law Office is among Israel’s best-known IP offices. With extensive expertise in trade marks, copyrights and patents, Shlomo Cohen is instructed by household-name healthcare and media companies.

With extensive experience in the pharmaceuticals, defence and communications industries, Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office manages IP portfolios and crafts complex prosecution strategies for some of the largest tech and life sciences companies operating in Israel. Name partner Liad Whatstein handles trade mark and patent portfolios and has prosecuted patent term extensions for clients such as Merck, Novartis and Lundbeck.

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is thought by one client to have ‘one of the top IP practices in Israel’. Led by David Mirchin and Yoav Oestreicher, the team manages worldwide trade mark filing and prosecution for clients such as Philip Morris, Nucleix and Glide Talk.

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz is a ‘professional, experienced and truly global’ firm specialising in all things IP. Zeev Pearl has ‘impressive knowledge of patent law’ and has also handled trade mark prosecution and enforcement for clients such as Gett and Telit Wireless Communication. Dor Cohen Zedek heads the trade mark and design patent group, while Mark Cohen focuses on patent and licensing in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors.

Reinhold Cohn & Partners, Reinhold Cohn Group runs a comprehensive strategic IP practice which covers trade mark, design and patent prosecution. The team is made up of PhDs and MScs in chemistry and life sciences, physics, technology and medical devices. Ilan Cohn, Ehud Hausman and David de Vries are among the firm’s patent experts, while Ronit Barzik-Soffer heads the trade mark practice.

S. Horowitz & Co has a ‘well-established reputation in all areas of intellectual property’, according to sources. Avi Ordo has ‘expertise in Israeli law, but also broad knowledge of legal and business principles applicable worldwide’; Ordo manages trade mark portfolios for DreamWorks, Universal, Allergen and Pelephone Communications.

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co is among the ‘most experienced, most responsive and most adept’ IP firms in Israel. Alfred Thee heads the firm’s patent department and handles patent filing and prosecution for such clients as General Electric, IMI Systems and Colgate-Palmolive. Nahum Gabrieli and Ehud Gabrieli manage domestic and international trade mark prosecution and copyright portfolios.

Ehrlich Group’s sizeable team comprises experts in a variety of fields, many of whom are licensed patent agents in the US. The firm added several practitioners, including Yehuda Neubauer, who joined from Luthi & Co. Roy Melzer acted for Mobil Technologies regarding one of the most valuable patent applications in Israeli history. Gal Ehrlich is a key contact.

Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot and Co., Advocates, Patent Attorneys has ‘one of the best’ and most active patent prosecution practices in Israel. Sally Gillis is ‘very familiar with the intricacies of patent prosecution’ and manages patent portfolios for multinationals such as Albemarle Corporation.

G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co is ‘among Israel’s best patent firms’ and also manages trade mark portfolios. Ziv Glazberg is ‘very knowledgeable in computer science’ and has expertise in cybersecurity. The team handles patent prosecution for Cyber 2.0.

The team at Drori-Werzansky-Orland & Co. handles patent and trade mark prosecution and registration for a number of large Israeli corporates. Yonatan Drori and Yotam Werzansky Orland have considerable regulatory experience and are instructed in worldwide mandates by Safecar.

Herzog Fox & Neeman has a ‘top-notch’ trade mark practice and manages trade mark prosecution and oppositions for domestic and multinational corporates. Karen Elburg heads the IP team and manages trade mark portfolios for 888 Holdings and ATL 3 Limited Partnership.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries advises an impressive array of multinational clients on trade mark and patent oppositions and registrations in Israel. Eran Presenti heads the department and is instructed by clients such as HTC Corporation, Bosch Group and IDI Insurance.

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