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Intellectual property: disputes
Intellectual property: disputes - ranked: tier 1


Luthi+Webb has experience in complex trade mark and copyright litigation, but is particularly standout in patent disputes, where the team is involved in some of the highest-profile claims in Israel. The team is led by Richard Luthi, who is considered by his peers to be one of the very best IP litigators in the country. Luthi is acting for Millennium Pharmaceuticals (Takeda) in relation to a patent infringement dispute against several Israeli generic drug companies, and also acted for Johnson & Johnson in defence of a patent opposition filed by Teva. In addition, Luthi's team successfully represented Mapi Pharma in a patent opposition filed by Teva regarding Mapi's use of a basic ingredient in Teva's drug, Copaxone. The group is also representing the Knesset, various MPs, and the Speaker of the Knesset in a copyright infringement case initiated by FLASH90, a photojournalism agency. Other key contacts include Martin Binnes, who also has expertise in the pharmaceuticals sector, and Daniel Lerner, who has experience in patent litigation and is engaged by Israel Aerospace Industries and Albemarle Corporation.

Leading individuals

Daniel Lerner - Luthi+Webb

Richard Luthi - Luthi+Webb

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Intellectual property: filing/prosecution
Intellectual property: filing and prosecution: patents - ranked: tier 2


Luthi+Webb is the result of a combination of one of the market's leading IP litigation firms and a prosecution firm led by Cynthia Webb. With an advanced chemistry degree and a PhD in immunology, Webb is particularly active in patent prosecution and opposition procedures in the healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life sciences sectors. Key clients in the pharmaceuticals industry include Mapi Pharma and Kamada. Additionally, the team is engaged by a number of research institutions, including Tel Hashomer Medical Research, Hadasit Medical Research Services & Development, Technion Research and Development Foundation, and Yissum Research Development Company.

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