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Karen Elburg

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Work 972 3 692 7442
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Herzog Fox & Neeman

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

As the senior partner of the IP department at HFN, Karen specializes in negotiating and drafting all types of IP transactions, with extensive experience in advising on the IP aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. Her work focuses on transactional IP and on licensing, development, technology transfer and other commercial agreements for both local and international clients, ranging from start-ups to multi-national corporations, and in a broad range of industries and fields. Karen has extensive experience in the non-contentious aspects of intellectual property, including advising on strategic and day-to-day aspects of trademark portfolios and the trademark/domain-name interface, and managing world-wide trademark portfolios for her clients. In addition, Karen deals with a wide variety of commercial agreements in the technology sphere, from software development and licensing agreements through teaming and cooperation agreements and framework supply, services and funded research arrangements, technology transfer and licensing, e-commerce, and insurance law. Karen advises on the acquisition, disposal, protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, as well as trade mark clearance, all aspects of brand protection and trade mark & domain-name disputes. Karen serves clients in varied sectors, including telecommunications, medical devices, infrastructure, hardware, and software sectors, with a unique specialty in IP issues in the online gaming industry.

Career

Israel 1991

Languages

Hebrew and English

Education

Bar Ilan University, LL.B.


Israel: Intellectual property

Commercial/transactions

Within: Commercial/transactions

Herzog Fox & Neeman is consistently involved in large IP-driven investment transactions and is experienced in cross-border commercial agreements in challenging sectors such as defence and online gaming. Karen Elburg works for clients such as Microsoft, and Ronen Hausirer and Gal Eschet are also key contacts.

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Disputes

Within: Disputes

Herzog Fox & Neeman often works in conjunction with international counsel in cross-border trade mark oppositions and patent litigation. Karen Elburg worked alongside UK and EU counsel in a trade mark opposition in the EUIPO and UKIPO and is involved in multiple patent disputes.

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Filing and prosecution

Within: Filing and prosecution

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.

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