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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Azrieli Sarona Tower, 121 Menachem Begin Road, 53rd floor, Tel Aviv, 6701203, ISRAEL
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Boston, Haifa, London, New York, Tel Aviv

Yael Baratz

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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

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Corporate & Licensing Group


Yael Baratz is a Senior Partner and Chair of the Corporate & Licensing Group in Pearl Cohen's Tel Aviv office. With expertise over the full range of cross border corporate transactions, particularly in the high-tech and biotech industries, Yael advises global leading entities and influential individuals on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including cross border mergers and acquisitions, internal and external investment rounds, technology licensing and other collaborations and non-dilutive financing (including grants from The National Authority for Technology Innovation of the Israeli Ministry of Economy, previously known as the Office of the Chief Scientist or OCS). Yael is considered as one of the leading lawyers in Israel on the subject of university licensing, and counsels many of Israel’s leading research institutions. Yael also has vast experience in international joint ventures and in representing foreign contractors in teaming with local companies in bidding and carrying out large public infrastructure projects. Yael’s clients include Israeli and foreign publicly traded tech and bio companies, university and hospital technology transfer offices, large infrastructure contractors and start-ups. Yael is considered a prime resource for legal advice and an expert on cross border transactions. She has been named by global directories, including Who’s Who Legal and LMG Life Sciences as a leading attorney in the Life Sciences sector.


English & Hebrew


LES Israel Women in Biotech


Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 1978


Hi-tech, start-ups

Within: Hi-tech, start-ups

Acting primarily for early- to mid-stage start-ups, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz has ‘elite industry knowledge’ of the biotech, life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors. Guy Lachmann is highly recommended; Yael Baratz and Atir Jaffe advise clients such as SAIPS and CytoReason.

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Israel: Intellectual property


Within: Commercial/transactions

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s offices in the US and UK assist the firm in its handling of outbound cross-border IP commercialisation agreements. Led by Zeev Pearl, the group is especially active in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. Mark Cohen and Yael Baratz are other contacts in the department.

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