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Gilat, Bareket & Co. of Reinhold Cohn Group

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Gilat, Bareket & Co., Attorneys at Law.


Senior Partner, Heads the Enforcement department of Gilat, Bareket & Co.


Adv. Roy Kornick manages the enforcement department of Gilat, Bareket & Co. He has extensive professional experience in the IP field, in particular with respect to the enforcement of IP rights (anti-counterfeiting). Roy and his team work in cooperation with governmental authorities, including the customs authorities and local police, to prevent the import and distribution of counterfeit goods in Israel and the Palestinian National Authority. With his vast experience, Roy diligently protects the clients' IP rights and business interests. He has almost two decades of experience managing IP cases and representing prestigious brand owners, world-renowned organizations and prominent Israeli companies. Roy's main fields of expertise include: intellectual property; litigation; enforcement of IP rights; protection against unfair competition; managing civil and criminal proceedings before the Israeli courts and authorities to address infringement of IP rights; issues relating to computer, Internet and commercial law; and litigation before the Registrar of Trademark, Patents and Designs. Roy authored the chapter on Israel of the World Trademark Review - Anti-counterfeiting Guide of 2008 and co-authored the chapter on Israel in World Trademark Yearbook of 2008. For several years now, Roy has been recommended in international guides such as The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000) and the Legal 500 as well as Corporate INTL Magazine (in 2011 named him one of the 50 Best Lawyers in Israel). Gilat, Bareket & Co. was awarded the title of 2012 IP Enforcement Law Firm of the Year in Israel by Corporate INTL Magazine. Legal 500 - 2014: Head of enforcement Roy Kornick has a superb reputation Legal 500 - 2015: Roy Kornick has ‘in-depth knowledge’ The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000) 2014: First-class Roy Kornick “is among the foremost lawyers in Israel. He really delivers the goods”. The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000) 2015: Senior partner Roy Kornick is a fast-moving and decisive anti-counterfeiting ace; the “superb negotiator” is “intensely focused on getting the best results for his clients”. The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000) 2017: “he has forged strong links with the customs authorities”.


Hebrew, English, French.


AIPPI; ALAI; INTA; Israel Bar Association (member of the intellectual property committee); Israeli Chamber of Commerce (member of the Organization for Anti-counterfeiting).


LL.B., 1995, College of Management; Admitted to bar, 1996, Israel.


Intellectual property: disputes

Within: Intellectual property: disputes

Gilat, Bareket & Co. of Reinhold Cohn Group is a notably broad specialist IP firm, which focuses on contentious patent and trademark matters in a range of industries, including life sciences and chemistry, hi-tech and fashion retail. A key figure in the department is David Gilat, who has expertise in physics and chemistry, and is involved in disputes in the pharmaceuticals and hi-tech sectors. Gilat is acting for Bayer in relation to a number of patent opposition proceedings, and is also representing a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, Elta Systems, in an appeal concerning its opposition to two patent applications filed by a competitor. Also recommended are Eran Bareket and Lihi Goldenberg, who are acting for the Civil Enforcement Unit of Israel's Ministry of Justice in relation to sensitive disputes regarding inventions made by state employees. Another key feature of the department is its prolific trade mark practice. Roy Kornick heads the firm's enforcement practice and is engaged by clients such as Sanrio, Lacoste and multiple other well-known retail brands.

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