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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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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


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s lawyers ‘have very good business sense and think outside the box’. Clients are mostly drawn from the hi-tech and pharmaceuticals industries. The practice, led by Yael Baratz, made several noteworthy hires: Tal Rotman, former managing partner at legacy firm Ron Rotman & Co; Atir Jaffe, who joined from Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co; and Guy Lachman, who was formerly at Yigal Arnon & Co.

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Hi-tech, start-ups

Within: Hi-tech, start-ups

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s ‘sharp and very knowledgeable lawyers’ have ‘very good business sense and can think outside of the box’. The sizeable team includes life sciences expert Yael Baratz, Boston-based cross-border M&A specialist Oded Kadosh and recent arrival Atir Jaffe, who joined from Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co and brought with him clients such as 2B Angels and Kedma Capital.

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Israel: Intellectual property


Within: Commercial/transactions

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz’s commercial IP practice specialises in patent-related agreements, primarily for clients in the hi-tech and life sciences sectors. The team advised BioRap Technologies on all technology transfer aspects of a collaboration with Pfizer. New York-based Zeev Pearl is the managing partner, with Yael Baratz being a key contact in Israel.

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