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Adv Yehuda Neubauer

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Ehrlich Group

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EN&M, Ehrlich & Fenster


Head of IP Litigation (EN&M), Head of Trademarks and Design Department


A seasoned intellectual property litigator, Mr. Neubauer has built up an extra-ordinary wealth of domestic and cross-border IP litigation experience. His breadth of IP and industry experience continues to make him a first port of call for multinational and Israeli companies in the pharmaceutical, hi-tech, life sciences, telecommunications and consumer products industries.

With a comprehensive grasp of science and technology, he has successfully litigated a wide range of IP cases, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, know-how and copyrights, both in civil actions before the courts as well as in opposition proceedings before the Patent and Trademark Office. He also provided legal consultation in Patent Post-Issuance proceedings conducted by the U.S Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Mr. Neubauer also heads the Trademark and Design Department at the Ehrlich Group, which is responsible for the filing and prosecution of Trademarks and Design applications by the Group. Mr. Neubauer has extensive experience in prosecuting Trademark and Design applications and handling Trademark and Design portfolios throughout the world. In addition, Mr. Neubauer provides legal consultation in the business and legal strategies relating to the process of naming and branding.

In addition to legal settlements, Mr. Neubauer regularly drafts and negotiates contracts, and routinely advises clients in relation to their IP protection and enforcement strategy, risk evaluation, Open Source matters, investment due diligence and product clearance.

In 2017 Mr. Neubauer joined the Ehrlich Group as one of the founders of Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer (EN&M), a boutique IP law firm, to meet the legal needs of the clients of the Group in the field of intellectual property.
Mr. Neubauer is commended for his abilities in patent litigation in the IAM Patent 1000 Israel 2018 ranking. He is also commended for his abilities in Trademark enforcement and litigation in the WTR1000 Israel 2018 ranking.


English, Hebrew




2003 LL.M.  Columbia University, School of Law (with Honors – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), New York, U.S*.
1999 LL.B.  the Hebrew University, School of Law, Jerusalem, Israel (Magna Cum Laude).

*Concentration: Intellectual Property Law, Science and Technology; and Contracts.


Intellectual property: disputes

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Ehrlich Group is involved in patent and trade mark opposition proceedings for a variety of domestic and international clients, and also has a strong enforcement practice. A key figure in the team is Michal Hirsch Birnbaum, who is representing Strauss Group in patent opposition proceedings filed against Tnuva; the case is currently on appeal to the Supreme Court. The team also has experience with patent disputes in the pharmaceuticals sector. Further, Yehuda Neubauer acted for Hijos De Rivera in relation to a trade mark opposition filed by its Spanish competitor, Sociedad DAMM. Neubauer also handles trade mark enforcement for FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF.

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Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

Within: Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

Ehrlich Group is a full-service IP group, which handles patent and trade mark prosecution, management and enforcement. Led by Gal Ehrlich, the team handles strategic IP management for the tech-transfer offices of several Israeli universities, including Ben Gurion University, Weizmann Institute of Science, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The patent group, which includes Roy Melzer and Revital Green, also handles patent prosecution for multinational clients such as Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Stratasys, and Huawei. Yehuda Neubauer heads the trade mark group, and is engaged by FC Barcelona, Bacardi, LG Corporation, Playtech Software, Polo-Ralph Lauren, and Protalix Biotherapeutics, among others. Also recommended are Hadassa Waterman, who leads the biotech practice, and Maier Fenster, who heads the medical devices department. Of note, Waterman assisted Memed Diagnostics, which is considered one of the most promising European medical companies, with obtaining patents in the field of diagnostics in the US.

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