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CHAMPION TOWER LEVEL 39-40, 30 SHESHET HAYAMIM RD, BNEI BRAK 51200261, ISRAEL
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Work +972 3 601 9601
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Fax +972 3 601 9602
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www.ayr.co.il

Eyal Roy Sage

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Work +972 74 7157777
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AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

Work Department

IP/IT, media and telecoms, antitrust/competition.

Position

Eyal’s practice concentrates in competition law, technology, media and telecommunications law, intellectual property law and privacy law. He regularly advises long-standing clients which include a leading international software company, a large Israeli telecom operator and energy companies. Eyal has also participated in the defence of complex class actions related to abuse of dominance, price fixing, resale price maintenance, monopolisation, predatory pricing, refusal to deal, intellectual property/antitrust issues and technological and other tying. He regularly advises foreign companies on Israel law, and, speaking both English and Hebrew fluently, is experienced in simultaneously handling cases in both languages. He was the only private practitioner to have been commended by a parliamentary committee which modernised Israel’s copyright law for his contribution to the hearings, and is a leading adviser on music licensing. He is recommended in The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2013's editorial in both competition and intellectual property, where his expertise is described as "second to none". He is also recognised by the 2013 edition of Legal Experts EMEA in the areas of competition, IT and telecoms, and intellectual property. He speaks and writes regularly on antitrust, privacy and data protection, encryption and trade controls, and intellectual property. Eyal contributed to the chapter on Israel of the The American Bar Association's “Antitrust Issues in Intellectual Property Licensing Transactions.”

Career

Attorney at Covington & Burling (Brussels) 1994-1996. Attorney at Ron Gazit, Rotenberg & Co. 1996 - 2000. Partner at Ron Gazit, Rotenberg & Co. 2000-2010. One of the founding partners at AYR - 2010 -

Languages

English Hebrew French Dutch German.

Member

Admitted in Israel - 1994. Admitted in New York - 2002. Admitted in England and Wales (2005 - non-practicing solicitor).

Education

Hebrew University of Jerusalem (LL.B., 1991) London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M., 1992).


Israel

Hi-tech, start-ups

Within: Hi-tech, start-ups

Yoav Caspi’s department at AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co provides corporate, securities and licensing advice to tech companies and R&D centres. Eyal Roy Sage has experience in internet and cyber security law. Nir Oren and Assaf Lapid are key contacts.

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Telecoms and media

Within: Telecoms and media

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co has been active for radio and television broadcasters and has particular experience negotiating with royalty societies. Practice head Eyal Roy Sage assisted Israel Public Broadcast Corporation with the establishment of its new television and radio services. Partner Communications Company is a key client.

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Israel: Intellectual property

Commercial/transactions

Within: Commercial/transactions

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co’s Eyal Roy Sage is an ‘expert in the field of IP, media and privacy law’ and has particular expertise in handling trade mark and copyright licensing for television and radio groups. The group also advises Microsoft Israel R&D on the commercialisation of IP and employee inventions.

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