Firms To Watch: Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

Created in October 2022 through the merger of Luthi & Co and Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co. (CDS), Luthi & Co (CDS-LUTHI Group) is noted for handling a range of collaborative agreements and licensing transactions, most notably on behalf of innovative pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Firms in the Spotlight Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

Reinhold Cohn & Partners

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Reinhold Cohn Group (RCG) is the leading intellectual property firm in Israel. As the largest and earliest established IP firm, RCG offers premier expertise in filing, prosecution, renewals, protection, oppositions, opinions, due diligence, freedom to operate, enforcement, litigation, licensing, commercialisation and evaluation, portfolio management and strategic counselling in all areas of intellectual property such as …

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Intellectual property: commercial/transactions in Israel

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary’s department displays significant strength in the food, technology and life sciences sectors, where the team is mandated by clients to handle a range of licensing agreements and M&A transactions. Omer Carmel is the go-to lawyer for high-tech operators seeking advice on intellectual property rights, enforcement and infringement. Ian Rostowsky is a seasoned expert in intellectual property issues; he leads the practice, which includes high-tech partner Sahar Peled, who is also well versed in licensing and commercialisation of IP agreements.

Practice head(s):

Ian Rostowsky

Other key lawyers:

Omer Carmel; Sahar Peled


‘The company offers specialists in all subjects of interest for a startup, demonstrating experience, great availability and great ease of working between the different departments, not so common in large companies.’

‘Excellent collaboration with Sahar Peled. Precise, punctual, competent.’

Key clients

Allergan Israel Ltd.

Abbvie Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.

Delta T Ltd.

EEG-Sense Ltd.

G1 Security Technologies Ltd.

Giaconda Ltd.

Giftoin Ltd.

Maccabi Entrepreneurship and Management Ltd.

Nayax Ltd.

Ongage Ltd.

Shoko Sportwear

Tectona Ltd.

Tnuva Food Industries – Agricultural Cooperative In Israel Ltd.


Work highlights

  • Advised major retailer Carrefour on its Israeli market entry through its local franchisee, Global Retail, involving advice on copyrights, trademarks, branding and advertising.
  • Advised Allergan Israel on all aspects of its intellectual property, including trademarks and trade secrets.
  • Advised SpaceTenna, an Earth and Beyond Adventure portfolio investee, in negotiations of an agreement between it and the US parent corporation granting a licence for the exploitation of the patents of the parent corporation in outer space.

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy's IP practice has a leading position in the Israeli IP market, where the team notably acts on behalf of leading multinational companies from the technology, biotech and life sciences sectors, handling a variety of commercialisation agreements, licence-related commercial disputes and enforcement of IP rights. Daniel Green is the go-to choice for a host of technology start-ups and renowned technology companies for advice on complex licensing agreements and IP-related M&A and investment matters, while Eli Greenbaum is well versed in handling IP commercialisation and licensing agreements, as well as transactions involving technology assets. Other key contacts include Yoheved Novogroder Shoshan, noted for his focus on IP commercial transactions in the life sciences field; Derora Tropp and Netanella Treistman, both praised for their ‘exceptional expertise in privacy, compliance and commercial matters’; and privacy and commercial law expert Miriam Friedmann. With expertise in cybersecurity and software industries, associate Leah Grumet is also recommended.

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Green; Eli Greenbaum; Yoheved Novogroder Shoshan; Miriam Friedmann; Derora Tropp; Netanella Treistman; Leah Grumet


This exceptional law firm has consistently demonstrated its commitment to excellence through quick response times and highly professional answers. Whether meticulously drafting complex agreements, promptly responding to legal enquiries with well-researched answers, or providing valuable assistance in handling important commercial matters, the firm consistently exceeds expectations.’

‘Their dedicated team of legal experts ensures that clients receive maximum support and assistance, making them a reliable choice for any legal issue. Moreover, the lawyers are not only highly professional, but also incredibly friendly and helpful. They always make us feel available and ready to help, and they take our requests seriously.’

‘Derora Tropp and Netanella Treistman have exceptional expertise in privacy, compliance and commercial matters. They are our go-to lawyers for reliable and fast legal advice in these areas. They have also played a key role in overseeing the entire compliance process for our company.’

‘Eli Greenbaum is a specialist of commercial and intellectual property matters.’

‘The commercial/intellectual property transactions practice combines legal and business knowledge in the areas of licensing, M&A, royalties, ESOPs, etc. Arnon’s team is unique in its professionalism and experience in this practice and its application in many sectors.’

‘The Arnon firm’s commercial and transactional professionals are excellent in their professionalism and ability to protect and represent my interests. In addition, Arnon’s firm has fantastic communication between the teams, which allows for a holistic and tailored response to my needs.’

‘The legal-entrepreneurial team has thoroughly understood fundraising opportunities, such as investment or out-licensing, with various corporations, VCs and pharma.’

Key clients

A.S Adaptive Shield Ltd.

LemonPay B.V

Minute Spoteam Ltd.

Mixtiles Ltd.

Mobilesson Ltd. (d/b/a Connecteam)

Moveo Software Ltd.

Planck Resolution Ltd.

Seecares Ltd.

Tabit Technologies Ltd.

Technologies of Voice Interface Ltd. d/b/a Voiceitt

Wiserpay Ltd.

ZE CorrActions Ltd.

Zencity Technologies Ltd.

Oculis SA

Biomodifying LLC

BioLineRx Ltd.

Integra, Ltd.

Autotalks, Ltd.

Nectin, Ltd.

VisIC, Ltd.(VisIC Technologies)

Flytrex Aviation, Ltd.

Immunai Inc.

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC)

Oramed Pharmaceuticals (ORMP, traded on NASDAQ)

Fosun Health Fund

Variantyx Inc.

FutuRx – The Biotech Accelerator

Alma Lasers Ltd.

Sirvir Ltd.

MEDX XELERATOR, Limited partnership

Human Xtensions

Bioventus LLC

Work highlights

  • Represented ALGOLiON in the sale of its assets to General Motors Co.
  • Acted for Autotalks in all of its commercial and licensing work, including Autotalks’ in-licensing agreements regarding semiconductor cores and software to be included in the Autotalks products.
  • Advised drone delivery service company Flytrex Aviation on an ongoing day-to-day basis and with respect to all of its commercial agreements.


With unique expertise in the technology field, FISCHER (FBC & Co.) has an impressive client base, including leading technology and media operators, financial institutions, telecoms companies and start-ups, which routinely engage the team in complex IP-related issues, such as commercial transactions, licensing agreements and commercial cyber issues and regulation. The team is led by technology specialist Amit Dat, who also chairs the cyber and IT department, and is noted for his knowledge in data transfers and IP-related transactions. Omri Rachum-Twaig is recognised as the ‘foremost expert in the fields of privacy and cyber law’ and focuses on transactional work, ranging from technology transfer agreements to IP licensing. In March 2023, the department was further strengthened by the arrival of Sharon Gazit and her ‘outstanding’ team, which includes partners Judy Amidor and Roy Lieber.

Practice head(s):

Amit Dat

Other key lawyers:

Omri Rachum-Twaig; Sharon Gazit; Judy Amidor; Roy Lieber


‘What makes FISCHER (FBC & Co.)’s intellectual property: commercial/transactions practice unique is the combination of deep legal expertise, industry knowledge and client focus.’

‘The team consists of lawyers who have a deep understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape surrounding intellectual property, and are also passionate about helping their clients succeed. The team is also known for its innovative and client-focused approach.’

‘Sharon and her team have been outstanding, demonstrating exceptional legal acumen and a genuine interest in our concerns, which has made them a valuable advisor to our firm. Their helpfulness and dedication sets them apart from colleagues at other firms and makes them a key resource in navigating our legal landscape.’

‘FISCHER’s commercial IP team offers a rare combination of deep understanding of technology and business needs, as well as strong expertise in the intersection of law and technology, thus being able to provide cost-effective and business-supportive legal advice.’

‘Being a very large team, it is able to provide appropriate levels of expertise for different types of legal issues, while still maintaining a high level of professionalism, mastering a wide range of legal issues including intellectual property, privacy and data protection, big data, artificial intelligence and cyber law.’

‘Without a doubt, Omri Rachum-Twaig is the foremost expert in the fields of privacy and cyber law. What really sets him apart, however, is his invaluable support in times of difficulty – and, unfortunately, in the fields of cyber, privacy and technology, challenges are not uncommon. His vast knowledge and expertise allow him to provide straightforward legal guidance, far from generic or one-size-fits-all answers; it is tailored to our unique circumstances and needs.’

‘Amit Dat is an excellent, professional and reliable lawyer. Amit has the ability to thoroughly analyse complex situations, he thinks outside the box and finds creative and brilliant solutions. His legal support gives me great confidence in every project I lead. I hope to continue working with him for as long as possible.’

‘FISCHER (FBC & Co.) has lawyers with in-depth knowledge and expertise in various areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and licences. The firm is characterised by a diverse team of lawyers with different backgrounds. This multidisciplinary approach allows for a deeper understanding of complex issues and strengthens the case.’

Key clients

Google Israel Ltd.



Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Leumi Partners Ltd.

ECI Telecom/Ribbon Group

Reshet Media Ltd.

News 10 Ltd.

Gil Productions Ltd.

Spiro Movies Ltd.

Masha Productions Ltd.

Maya Zinshtein

Ari Folman

Anat Asulin

Gidi Dar (Eddie King Ltd)

Leora Kamenetzky

Joola Kotkot Productions Ltd.

Tamir Kfir

Delta Galil Industries

Applied Materials

Astrazeneca Israel Ltd.

Cabiran (1991) Ltd.

Five Sigma Ltd.

Amox Trade Ltd.

Lumix AI Inc.

Melisron Group




Dor Alon Group

Softweave Ltd.



Blue Square Real Estate


Nogar Enterprise

Met Syn Lysine Ltd.

Planet Watchers ltd.

Everblue Labs Ltd.

Israel Hayom Ltd.

Makor Rishon Newspaper LP


Coach AI


Innegev Ltd.

Laguna Health

The Tidhar Group

Southern Israel Bridging Fund Two, L.P. (SIBF)

Nucleon Cyber Ltd.

Qualcomm Ventures LLC

Pitango Venture Capital

Claridge Israel L.P.

Claltech (2008) Limited Partnership


Hystrix Technologies Ltd.

AngioDynamics Inc.



Minute Media

N. R. Soos Technology Ltd.

OVO Technology Ltd.

Dustoss Ltd.

Pickommerce Ltd.

Exency Ltd.

Flycomm Ltd.

Robotican Ltd.

Deafinitely Ltd.

SI-GA Data Security (2014) Ltd.

Eneriqs AI Ltd.

Therma Sphera Ltd.

Joshu Israel Ltd

Work highlights

  • Represented Google in strategic and complex technological projects and providing legal opinions regarding the potential IP, data protection and cyber law risks with respect to new global technological features and services.
  • Represented Bank Leumi in several complex technology-related development and licensing projects.
  • Represented Israel Discount Bank and its subsidiaries, Paybox and Greenlend, in all of their digital presence endeavours including technology acquisition and licensing agreements, technology and data driven collaborations, and other matters.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. continues to strengthen its leading position in the Israeli intellectual property field, routinely advising on IP licensing, commercial transactions and licensing agreements. The team is noted for its expertise in the media, music and entertainment sectors, where Eyal Price is the key contact for both contentious and non-contentious issues, while also displaying significant strength in the life sciences and high-tech industries. Recognised for her expertise in cross-border commercial, IP and tech transactions, Ella Tevet heads the intellectual property and privacy department. International transactions expert Sharon Aloni and ‘excellent partnerRonen Hausirer, who notably focuses on cross-border transactions in the technology field, jointly lead the technology and intellectual property transactions practice. Sa’ar Plinner and Eyal Price head the IP litigation, prosecution and entertainment practice. Another key contact is Roee Laor, whose focus is on negotiating complex commercial and technological agreements.

Practice head(s):

Ella Tevet; Sharon Aloni; Ronen Hausirer

Other key lawyers:

Eyal Price; Sa’ar Plinner; Roee Laor


‘The firm is very professional, highly helpful and provides practical advice that is very valuable for an in-house consultant.’

‘Ella Tevet and Roee Laor are a highly qualified team, providing tailor-made solutions and focusing on client needs. Inclusive perspectives for better problem-solving. Compared to other firms, their holistic approach and client focus set them apart. They are the best choice to achieve your legal goals.’

‘Ronen Hausirer is an excellent combination of professionalism and pragmatism, and an excellent partner. Very knowledgeable, pragmatic and solution-oriented.’

‘Ella and her team are dedicated to our needs, with unconditional availability and a comprehensive approach.’

‘Ella Tevet and Roee Laor consistently stand out for their exceptional legal acumen and unwavering dedication to their clients. Their unique ability to provide innovative solutions and a client-centred approach sets them apart in the legal industry. We greatly appreciate their expertise, professionalism and commitment to achieving outstanding results.’

Key clients

EMC Israel Development Center Ltd.

Symantec Corporation

Dalia Power Energies Ltd.

The Altshuler Shaham Group

Bank Hapoalim B.M.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Keshet Broadcasting (“Keshet 12”)


Medtronic plc

SatixFy Communications Ltd.

Insight Partners

Infront Sports & Media AG

Otonomo Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: OTMO)

Laguna Health Inc.

Igentify Ltd.


DSP Group, Inc.

Celeno Communications (Israel) Ltd.

Attunity Ltd.

The Israeli Federation of Phonographs and Cassettes Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Alonyal Ltd., McDonald’s Israel




Melio Payments

General Mills Israel Ltd.

Siemens Industry Software Ltd.

NMC United Entertainment Ltd.

The Arison Group

QlikTech International AB


Adler Chomski Marketing Communication Ltd.

Tedy Development and Productions (1992) Ltd.

Fischer Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Tadiran Group Ltd.

Papaya Global Ltd.

RedHill Biopharma Ltd.

Minerva Labs Ltd.

Storytel AB

Zimark Ltd.

Kodak Israel

Riseup Moments Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Medtronic and its Israeli subsidiaries with respect to IP matters, the Israeli Innovation Authority rules and privacy compliance.
  • Provided ongoing counsel to Israel Discount Bank on IP licensing transactions.
  • Advised Thales Group on its multibillion acquisition of Imperva with respect to all IP, licensing, commercial and privacy matters.

Meitar Law Offices

Fully equipped to advise across a range of industries, including the software, AI, cybersecurity and high-tech sectors, Meitar Law Offices‘ technology group is routinely engaged in complex commercial transactions and licensing and development agreements, working closely with the firm’s privacy and data protection group. Practice head David Mirchin is noted for his expertise in data protection and privacy issues, and technology transactions specialist Boaz Mizrahi regularly assists clients with the IP-related aspects of transactions. The team also includes Yael Kalman, who focuses his capabilities on open-source software and M&A and financing-related IP issues.

Practice head(s):

David Mirchin

Other key lawyers:

Boaz Mizrahi; Yael Kalman


‘They are at the top of the list of lawyers in Israel. They have a breadth and depth of experience and knowledge that is unparalleled.’

‘David Mirchin is one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with, in over 30 years of practice. He is competent and efficient. Moreover, he knows the firm so well that he can put us in touch with the right people when we need further assistance.’

Work highlights

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

A broad range of start-up companies, global corporations and clients from the high-tech, defence and life sciences sectors routinely turn to Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz for its expertise in IP-related transactions, joint licensing and technology licensing agreements. The team is jointly chaired by ‘top-notch IP lawyerZeev Pearl, a go-to choice for several global and domestic corporations; Mark Cohen, who specialises in patent prosecution, licensing and strategic counselling; and technology and complex IP and corporate transactions expert Hili Rashkovan. Other key practitioners include Yoav Alkalay, who notably focuses on strategic patent portfolio development, and Michal Aiash Maslansky, who specialises in licensing transactions for technology companies.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Mark Cohen; Hili Rashkovan

Other key lawyers:

Yoav Alkalay; Michal Aiash Maslansky


‘Very strong in intellectual property and patent strategy. Excellent leadership and a one-stop shop for all our legal needs.’

‘Mark Cohen is very responsive and strategic. He manages overall effort.’

‘Zeev is an outstanding lawyer and has always achieved excellent results for us. He is extremely strategic, sophisticated, intelligent and business-oriented, and has always taken the time to fully understand our business goals, objectives and strategy.’

Key clients

FixNip Ltd.


Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AYLA)

Orgenesis Inc. (NASDAQ: ORGS)

CytoReason (NASDAQ: CTSO)

Phinergy (TASE: PNRG)

High-Performance Optics, Inc. (HPO)

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd.

NewStem Ltd.

Estar Technologies Ltd


Enlivex Therapeutics Ltd (NASDAQ: ENLV)



Isorad Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented industrial IoT leader Telit Cinterion and other companies in FRAND licensing negotiations and US litigation over declared SEPs purportedly covering cellular, Wi-Fi and other standards.
  • Represented Orgenesis in all its IP matters, including commercial aspects.
  • Represented High Performance Optics (HPO) in an IP transaction with Eastman for launching LLumar® AIR BLB and LLumar® ATR BLB window films using HPO’s patented selective HEVL (blue light) filtering technology.

Gornitzky & Co.

Known for its significant international IP licensing and strategy formulation expertise, Gornitzky & Co. houses a team of specialised practitioners fully equipped to advise clients across a range of sectors, including biotechnology and software. China IP law expert and practice head Ziv Rotenberg is a key contact for both contentious and non-contentious IP-related matters, while Anat Zehavi is noted for her knowledge of complex software licence agreements.

Practice head(s):

Ziv Rotenberg

Other key lawyers:

Anat Zehavi


‘Ziv Rotenberg is a highly qualified professional with in-depth knowledge and business acumen. He is also service-oriented.’

‘They are extremely knowledgeable about our business. We only had to explain things once, and they understood everything. From then on, for every discussion or question, we did not have to waste time providing context, they simply understood everything and presented all the different legal options in a way that we could clearly understand and make a quick decision.’

‘Ziv Rotenberg – Extremely kind, knowledgeable, sharp and patient. One of the easiest partners to work with.’

‘Anat Zehavi – Sharp, quick, direct and organised. She is our main point of contact for everything. We really feel we are in good hands.’

Work highlights

H-F & Co.

H-F & Co.‘s experienced IP team regularly advises on commercial transactions and licensing agreements, as well as IP infringement and compliance matters, with notable expertise in the technology sector, where it represents a range of leading domestic and global technology companies. Practice head Adi Gillat handles complex technology transactions on behalf of high-tech clients, and is supported by licensing and privacy compliance specialist Omri Talmon. With a focus on IP, data protection and privacy work, associate Shai Raab is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Adi Gillat

Other key lawyers:

Omri Talmon; Shai Raab


‘Brilliant partners. 100% committed. Creative minds. High level of professionalism and integrity.’

‘Adi Gillat is the best lawyer one could dream of.’

‘The team is very committed, helpful, smart and fun. They are very helpful and responsive, and it is always fun to visit their office.’

Key clients

Moovit App Ltd.

Google Inc.

Vast Data


TytoCare Ltd.

Optimax (GlassesUSA)

PubPlus (Crunchmind)

Centrical (officially registered as Biz-Effective Ltd.)

GuardKnox Cyber Technologies Ltd. –


Pontera (formerly FeeX)

Hailo Tech

XM Cyber Ltd

Post. News


Salto Labs



Chain Reaction




Scala Biodesign

Sweet Security


Alfred’s Food Tech

Scribe Security


Quantum Source Labs

Work highlights

  • Acted for the former CEO of Waze in the complex IP aspects of a venture called Post, a social media platform intended to rival the likes of Twitter.
  • Represented Prospect Capital Corp. in relation to complex IP aspects of its merger with Canada-based LeddarTech, at a combined equity value of $348m.
  • Represented Optimax in all matters, including international commercialisation matters, international manufacturing and supply-chain engagements, data privacy, and other matters.

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Herzog Fox & Neeman‘s robust IP transaction practice works closely with the firm’s tech transaction team to provide a comprehensive service to its deep roster of clients from the life sciences, fintech, healthcare and telecoms sectors. The department's advice spans IP licensing, IP rights protection, as well as structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements. Practice head Karen Elburg is a key contact, routinely advising on both contentious IP matters and non-contentious licensing agreements and transactions, most notably in the music and entertainment sectors. The team also includes Dan Sharot, highly praised by clients for his expertise in technology transactions and IP licensing; Orli Gal, also highly regarded for her specialisation in complex technology transactions; and Adar Bengom, who focuses on copyright and trade secret issues. Gal Eschet left the practice.

Practice head(s):

Karen Elburg

Other key lawyers:

Dan Sharot; Orli Gal; Adar Bengom


‘A highly professional and experienced team, super responsive. Very helpful on commercial, IP, licensing and negotiation issues.’

‘Orli Gal is one of a kind! She possesses unparalleled intelligence, constantly demonstrating her keen legal wisdom and providing valuable insights to our firm. Orli’s depth of knowledge and experience in IP-related commercial transactions is second to none, making her an indispensable resource for clients seeking exceptional guidance.’

‘Dan Sharot is super professional, super experienced, highly responsive, business-oriented – in my opinion, the best commercial, licensing and IP lawyer there is!’

‘Their team is made up of highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to providing high-level legal services to their clients. In particular, Orli Gal, who has a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding commercial transactions and possesses extensive knowledge in this area.’

‘The team is distinguished by its high level of expertise, knowledge and commitment and is composed of legal experts who focus exclusively on the intricacies of intellectual property. Their in-depth knowledge of patent law, trademark law, and copyright law enables them to provide personalised and effective advice in this complex field.’

‘Beyond legal proficiency, Herzog excels in providing strategic commercial advice. The team is adept at aligning IP strategies with clients’ broader business goals, ensuring that intellectual property assets are leveraged to their full potential.’

‘Herzog excels in managing international IP portfolios. This allows clients to safeguard their intellectual property across borders, ensuring global comprehensive protection. The practice fosters a culture of collaboration with clients, valuing their insights and objectives.’

‘I am pleased to recommend HFN’s outstanding Intellectual Property (IP) team. One of the strengths of HFN’s IP team is their strategic thinking. They have an uncanny ability to identify potential IP-related challenges and opportunities in our commercial agreements.’

Key clients

3Biotix Ltd.

888 Holdings Plc

AION Labs Innovation Lab Ltd.

Alpha Omega Engineering Ltd.

Assuta Medical Centers Ltd.

Augury Inc.

Autobrains Technologies Ltd.

BeeHero Ltd.

Biotic Circular Technologies Ltd.

Candivore Ltd.

Cannabotech Ltd.

Citibank and Citigroup

Coronet Cyber Security Ltd.

Cortica Ltd.

DeePathology Ltd.

Dremio Corporation

Elementor Ltd.

Groundwork BioAg Ltd.

H2Pro Ltd.

Hazera Seed Ltd.

Helios Project Ltd.

Illumina, Inc.

Koninklijke Philips N.V.; |Philips Medical Systems Technologies Ltd.

Mana.Bio Ltd.

Marvin Blue Ltd.

Medisafe Project Ltd.

Merck KGaA

Minute Media Inc.

Oddity Tech Ltd.

Pliops Ltd.


proteanTecs Ltd.

REE Automotive Ltd.

Siklu Communications Ltd.

Super Group SGHC Limited

Swish AI Ltd.

Teridion Technologies Ltd.

Theta Ray Ltd.

Trojan Bio Ltd.

Weizmann Institute of Science

Work highlights

  • Advised AION Labs, an innovation and venture creation lab founded in Israel, on an ongoing basis on all legal matters and projects.
  • Advised Autobrains on a strategic collaboration between Autobrains, Ambarella and Seeing Machines for the offering of safety systems in a single box, using a single system-on-chip (SoC).
  • Advised Oddity Tech (owner of Il Makiage) on the IP aspects of its $76m acquisition of Revela.

Horn & Co

With significant expertise in the life sciences sector, Horn & Co‘s team advises clients on complex IP transactions, ranging from development agreements to the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property. Practice head Yuval Horn is noted for representing high-tech and life sciences companies in all their IP-related operations, while corporate finance and commercial transactions expert Keren Kanir is regularly engaged by venture capital funds and private and public companies in cross-border transactions with key IP aspects.

Practice head(s):

Yuval Horn

Other key lawyers:

Keren Kanir


‘Very professional, dedicated and effective.’

Key clients

Scopio Labs Ltd.

Diagnostic Robotics Ltd.

Prisma Photonics Ltd.

Pangea Biomed Ltd.

Vascular Biogenics Ltd.

INX Limited

Amorphical Ltd.

E.V.R. Motors Ltd.

The INX Digital Company, Inc.

Guangzhou Sino-Israel Bio-Industry Investment Fund II (LLP)

Immunorizon Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented INX Digital Company, which entered into a series of agreements with Republic, a billion-dollar US company, for a multistep financial and commercial development collaboration.
  • Represented the shareholders of Immunorizon, a private pharma company, in an acquisition through a share purchase agreement with Purple Biotech.
  • Represented Vascular Biogenics in a complex asset purchase agreement to sell one of its development programmes to Wellbeing Group.

S. Horowitz & Co

S. Horowitz & Co displays notable strength in the life sciences sector, where it advises major companies on a range of commercial transactions, commercialisation agreements, IP rights and licensing. The department is led by technology transfer agreements specialist Aharon Anthony Bloch, who brings over 30 years of experience in the field.

Practice head(s):

Aharon (Anthony) Bloch

Key clients

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd.

Dexcel Ltd.

Lime and Stone Production Company Ltd.

K.I. Research Institute (R.A.)

Work highlights

Shibolet & Co.

With specialisation in the high-tech sector, Shibolet & Co. offers a comprehensive service covering all transactional aspects of intellectual property related to business and commercial activities, assisting clients in their technology and intellectual property transfer transactions, commercialisation of their IP, and licensing agreements. Iris Pappo is noted for her expertise in technology and intellectual property licensing and transfer, regularly advising multinational and Fortune 500 companies on their IP-related activities in Israel, while Tal Karplus has a broad practice that covers cross-border licensing and technology transfer transactions, most notably in the pharmaceuticals and medical devices sectors. Coyright issues specialist Tamir Afori and head of the Spanish desk Eyal Oren are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Iris Pappo; Tal Karplus; Tamir Afori

Other key lawyers:

Eyal Oren


‘The team at Shibolet is unique because they are not only professional, but also very hands-on and manage to close deals. It is also very pleasant to work with them. I appreciate the fact that they always know the small details of the practice, but focus on the big picture.’

‘Deep know-how in multiple interdisciplinary areas, very innovative ideas and great availability.’

‘Eyal Oren has deep know-how in multiple interdisciplinary areas, very innovative ideas and great availability.’

Key clients

LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG

Israel Aerospace Industries (“IAI”)


Okibo Ltd.


Elcam Medical

VLX Ventures

Boyd Corporation

Epitomee Medical Ltd.


Patner – operator of OTT television platform

Aviv Technology

Clearmind Med Ltd. (a subsidiary of Clearmind Medicine Inc.)

DiA Imaging Ltd.

Israel Innovation Center

The Kitchen Hub, Limited Partnership

Motion Picture Association (MPA)

Gigi Cosmetics

Jafora Tabori Ltd.

Radio Tel Aviv

Radio Haifa

Radio Darom

Radio Galey Israel


Radio Lev Hemedina

Radio A-shams.


Keshet Broadcasting



Work highlights

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co is a go-to choice for multiple Israeli and international companies from the broadcasting and media industries on a variety of competition law and IP-related matters, including licensing agreements, joint research and development ventures. The team is spearheaded by intellectual property and antitrust expert Eyal Roy Sage, who is noted for advising leading technology operators and collective licensing societies on software development contracts, licence agreements and IP rights disputes.

Practice head(s):

Eyal Roy Sage


‘The AYR lawyers we have been in contact with have been professionals of the highest quality in all matters of privacy and copyright, and have done their best to find solutions for us at every step.’

‘Eyal Roy Sage is a miracle man as far as we know. He helped us turn our ideas and dreams into reality with the legal support he provided.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Israel Ltd.

Microsoft Israel Research & Development (2002) Ltd.

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Tel Aviv

The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC, d/b/a KAN)

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.

Shenkar College

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

Ono Academic College

Mifal HaPais

Menora Mivtachim Insurance Ltd.

Clal Insurance and Finance Ltd.

Ministry of Justice of the State of Israel

The Northern Radio Holdings Ltd.

Non-Stop Radio (Management 2008) Ltd. (Eco99 Radio)

Non Stop Radio Ltd.

Matrix IT Ltd

John Bryce

Maccabi Haifa F.C

Buyme Technologies Ltd.

The Aguda The LGTB Society in Israel

Gan Shmuel Group

Community Center of Ma’ale Adumim

Work highlights

  • Advised Israel’s Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC/Kan) on an innovative use of generative AI to produce a videoclip.
  • Assisted The Aguda (the biggest LGTBQ society in Israel) in setting up an archive of old media materials, which included the complex clearance of materials, some of which was created anonymously.
  • Assisted IPBC/Kan to licence original productions to Apple TV and conclude a co-production agreement for new seasons.

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

A range of global and domestic companies, notably from the life sciences and medical devices sectors, routinely turn to Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. for its expertise in handling both contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including IP transaction strategies and due diligence, IP transfers, portfolio development, commercialisation and licensing matters. Highly regarded as a ‘true leader’, practice head Michael Barnea is the key contact for technology transactions and IP transfers, areas in which Yuval Lazi and Ariella Dreyfuss are also regularly engaged by high-tech companies. Ken Shaked notably focuses on the medical sector, and Itay Gura focuses on high-tech companies.

Practice head(s):

Michael (Micky) Barnea

Other key lawyers:

Yuval Lazi; Ariella Dreyfuss; Ken Shaked; Itay Gura; Ido Freund


‘Michael Barnea is a true leader; he is incredibly intelligent and has excellent legal knowledge. Itay is incredibly hard-working, dedicated and very active. Ken is responsive and always on the cutting edge.’

‘We work with many partners and associates, including Michael Barnea, Itay Gura, Ken Shaked and Ido Freund. The team covers all the legal structures a high-tech company needs. Over the years, and particularly in the last year, they have advised us on various business deals.’

‘Michael (Micky) Barnea is a true leader and I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is truly one of the best lawyers I have ever worked with. He is sharp, knows how to solve complex problems, and has the ability to make each party feel they have achieved their goals.’

Key clients

Mouro Capital

TAU Ventures

Convent Capital

Oxide Corporation



ADM Capital Cibus Fund


Work highlights

  • Represented Mouro Capital, an English venture capital fund focused on investments in fintech companies in their early stages, in its investment in Vesttoo, an Israeli insurtech company.
  • Served as legal advisors to TAU Ventures, the first early-stage venture capital fund established by a university in Israel.
  • Represented Convent Capital, an Amsterdam-based investment firm, in its capacity as the lead investor in the Israeli startup BeeHero’s $42m series B round.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. houses a strong IP and IT department, which is fully equipped to provide comprehensive advice on a range of services, covering licensing agreements, IP commercialisation and technology transfers. Practice head and experienced litigator Asa Kling is a key contact, routinely handling a variety of complex IP litigation matters, while cyber, privacy and data protection specialist Dalit Ben Israel chairs the firm’s IT, privacy and data protection practice, and is highly praised by clients for her expertise in information technology transactions.

Practice head(s):

Asa Kling

Other key lawyers:

Dalit Ben Israel; Sally Gillis


‘A professional team that knows the details and best practices very well.’

‘Dalit is an IT and privacy professional with exceptional experience in complex IT agreements and projects. She leads an excellent team which always comes up with excellent solutions to the most complicated situations.’

‘Exceptional experience, skills and legal knowledge in both complex IT agreements and privacy matters, as well as the creation of highly useful legal products.’

Work highlights

Seligsohn Gabrieli Benshafrut

Seligsohn Gabrieli Benshafrut fields a robust team of practitioners fully equipped to advise on a range of IP-related matters, ranging from drafting of licensing agreements and IP transactions to technology transfer agreements and commercialisation. The team is jointly led by head of patents and industrial designs Ronnie Benshafrut; litigation specialist Nahum Gabrieli; and Ehud Gabrieli, who focuses on licensing for the public performance of protected music.

Practice head(s):

Ronnie Benshafrut; Nahum Gabrieli; Ehud Gabrieli

Key clients

Security Matters (ASX: SMX)

Yissum Research Development Company

BNS (BioNanoSim) Ltd.

Melodea Ltd.

SavorEat Ltd. (TLV: SVRT)

Nur Ink Innovations Ltd.

H2Pro Ltd.

Capital Nature

The Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT)

Work highlights