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Adv David Gilat

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Gilat, Bareket & Co. of Reinhold Cohn Group

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Gilat, Bareket & Co., Attorneys at Law.

Position

Senior Partner, Attorney at Law and Patent Attorney.

Career

David has extensive professional experience in the various fields of intellectual property, in particular patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, plant breeders' rights, distribution agreements and competition law, including litigation, transactions and general consulting on intellectual property issues. His main fields of expertise: chemistry, pharmaceutics, physics, high technology, branding and competition law. David has extensive professional experience in patent and trademark litigation and enjoys a worldwide reputation for his outstanding accomplishments in these fields. He has been involved in land mark cases, such as the Supreme Court Bacardi case, which was the first case in Israel that recognized the concept of well-known marks. David also teaches on patent law at the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty and occasionally lectures at Israeli academic institutions and other forums. He is the author of "Experimental Use and Patents" IIC Studies (Vol 16 1995) and served as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Laws from 1992 to 1993. He has written chapters on Israel in several books and manuals, including – Manual Industrial Property on Kluwer IP Law (Brown Book - Ed: Arnold & Siedsma)The Trademark Cancellation International Practice and Procedures Guide International Trademark Association (INTA)The Trademarks throughout the World (West Group) "Intellectual Property Law in Israel" in the Encyclopedia of Laws published by Kluwer Law International (co-author) as well as many articles and contributions published in various periodicals and magazines Amongst others, David is a regular contributor to World Trademark Review and has contributed articles to Intellectual Asset Management. David has been recommended for several years in leading international guides: Chambers & Partners Global , Legal 500(recommended as one of the " Leading individuals" under IP in Israel and as Star of Hall of Fame), Managing Intellectual Property (MIP IP Stars) , WTR1000 , IAM 1000 (The World's Leading Patent Practitioners), Expert Guides (both patent & TM categories), Who's Who Legal (Patent, TM & Life Science categories).
Chambers & Partners Global 2014: Founding partner David Gilat is a highly praised patent attorney who is lauded for his "drive for quality" and ability to build "rock-solid arguments." Sources add: "He gives high-quality advice and is committed to the case for his clients." Chambers & Partners Global 2015: David Gilat comes highly recommended for his work in trade mark disputes and patent infringement. Sources describe him as "incredibly smart." Chambers & Partners Global 2017: Clients appreciate David Gilat’s expertise in the space. An interviewee stated: “He is very experienced and very smart. He has been excellent.”
Legal 500: David Gilat is ‘a privilege to work with’. Managing Intellectual Property (MIP IP Stars): “David is fully committed, fully owns the case,” says a client. “There is no nine-to-five mentality and if extra work needs to be done it is being fitted into his schedule. He is creative and working together with clients to achieve results.” Intellectual Asset Management - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 1000 (IAM Patent 1000): "The “professional and easy to work with” David Gilat has extensive practical knowledge of all varieties of IP rights and is a respected academic in the field". The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000): David Gilat said to be "a creative thinker", "tough adversary" and is "routinely highlighted for skill in tackling – and winning – trademark disputes at all levels of the court system".

Languages

Hebrew, English, French, German.

Member

Committee member of AIPPI Israel; ALAI; INTA (serves on the Publications Committee as a Contributing Author & Editor); Israel Bar Association (intellectual property committee); Israel Patent Attorney Association; LES.

Education

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.Sc., Chemistry, 1986); Tel-Aviv University (LL.B., 1991).


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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