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Intellectual property: disputes
Intellectual property: disputes - ranked: tier 2

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co is a fixture in the Israeli IP market. Bringing together 'experienced patent attorneys and legal advocates', the team 'proves both effective and efficient' and, with deep connections in the market, is often able to 'successfully manage disputes before they get to court'. In a particularly standout matter, Nahum Gabrieli and Ehud Gabrieli successfully represented defended Iscar in a patent infringement claim brought by Hanita Metal Factory; subsequently, the team acted for Iscar in an opposition against a patent application filed by Hanita. Also of note, the team is representing IMI Systems, as plaintiff and respondent, in a litany of patent oppositions against companies such as Diehl and Israel Aerospace Industries. The team also has an active trade mark practice, where it handles opposition, infringement and enforcement matters. The department advises Gottex Swimwear Brands on the registration and enforcement of trade mark rights in China, and also represents Perfetti Van Melle Benelux in opposition proceedings brought by The Hershey Company regarding the client's 'Power Kiss' mark. Many of the firm's clients have used the team for several decades, though the department continues to attract new clients, including KoLinPharma, Eurofood Marketing, and Dallan.

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

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co

Intellectual property: filing and prosecution: trade marks and copyrights - ranked: tier 1

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co is 'a high-quality IP firm', which 'approaches its legal practice with an international perspective, which international companies find especially beneficial'. The team has notable strengths in patents, trade marks, copyrights, and designs. A key figure in the patent space is Alfred Thee, who handles Israeli patent prosecutions for Colgate Palmolive Company and General Electric Company. Additionally, Nahum Gabrieli, who co-heads the department, handles patent prosecution for a major company in the defense sector and also helps manage trade mark portfolios for clients in the software, luxury brands, manufacturing, consumer products and healthcare industries. Department co-head Ehud Gabrieli focuses on trade mark prosecution and management mandates and works with clients such as IBM and JBS Textile Group.

Leading individuals: Intellectual property: filing and prosecution: trade marks and copyrights

Nahum Gabrieli - Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co

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