Firms To Watch: Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

S. Friedman, Abramson & Co.‘s IP department notably represents leading Israeli universities and research institutions, as well as biotech and pharmaceutical companies, in the filing and prosecution of their trademarks.

Firms in the Spotlight Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

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: filing/prosecution in Israel

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary‘s IP practice is recognised for handling a mix of Israeli and international trademark filing and prosecution, with a strong focus on the AI and technology sectors, with high-tech specialist Ian Rostowsky leading the team. Experienced IP litigator Omer Carmel and Sahar Peled, whose broad practice spans patents, trademarks and copyright issues, have recently handled several trademark prosecution cases, most notably in the tech sector.

Practice head(s):

Ian Rostowsky

Other key lawyers:

Omer Carmel; Sahar Peled

Key clients

Delta T Ltd.

EEG-Sense Ltd.

Giaconda Ltd.

Giftoin Ltd.

Maccabi Entrepreneurship and Management Ltd.

Nayax Ltd.

Ongage Ltd.

Shoko Sportwear

Tectona Ltd.

Venn 2014 Ltd.


Work highlights

  • Filed multiple trademarks for Tectona, a publicly traded company and a leader in the field of artificial intelligence and non-fungible tokens.
  • Acted for YOOM.COM to file four trademark applications internationally (in Europe and the US) via the Madrid Protocol and four Israeli applications for the Metaverse and emulated related activities, games and products.
  • Assisted EEG-Sense with filing five trademarks and in responding to US office actions to overcome objections relating to two of the marks.

Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co (CDS-LUTHI Group)

Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co (CDS-LUTHI Group) maintains a strong position in the Israeli IP market, where it advises a diverse range of clients, including private investors, start-ups and technology-based companies, on the prosecution and filing of patents and trademarks. The team includes IP expert Ilan Cohn, portfolio management and strategic counselling expert Svetlana Stadler, and David De Vries, noted for his expertise in the prosecution of patent and design applications both in Israel and abroad. Highly praised by clients, Lior Cohn is also noted for his experience in patent prosecution procedures.

Practice head(s):

Ilan Cohn; David de Vries; Svetlana Stadler

Other key lawyers:

Myriam Schnur; Edith Sokol; Inna Novikova; Zvi Jacobson; Sa’ar Alon; Mirit Lotan; Lior Cohn; Erin Sherf


‘Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co has the ideal team to support all your company’s IPR needs. They are accustomed to working efficiently with their clients from the early stages of product development and commercialisation in order to secure your rights.’

‘Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co has a large team of highly academically trained experts and well-known professionals in the fields of life sciences, medicine, electronics, chemistry and mechanical engineering. These skills and experiences are able to contribute to the development process from an early stage and protect your intellectual property interests during the entire life of a product.’

‘The best intellectual property firm we have encountered! Wonderful people, top 1 in Israel.’

‘Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co. is a leading medical device patenting firm. What sets them apart is their interdisciplinary team of legal, engineering and medical experts, offering clients a holistic approach to patenting. They excel at embracing innovation.’

‘Compared to other firms, Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co leads the way with forward-looking strategies, making them a preferred choice for safeguarding and enhancing medical device innovations. Clients looking for a partner at the forefront of the industry will find their expertise and innovative solutions unrivalled.’

‘Ilan Cohn is not only an IP expert, but a visionary of true business strategy. His approach to IP matters does not stop at the patent or trademark office, he digs deep into our business model, understanding our business objectives, our competitive landscape and our growth aspirations.’

‘Lior Cohn, the embodiment of passion and precision, brings a fresh perspective while maintaining the group’s legacy of excellence.  What differentiates Lior from his colleagues is his meticulous approach, combined with an innate ability to grasp the nuances of clients’ needs, as well as his blend of traditional legal rigour and innovative thinking.’

‘Risk assessment at CDS-LUTHI is top-notch. The team possesses deep expertise in IP law, with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds that allow them to provide comprehensive solutions to our legal needs. They have consistently demonstrated a strong ability to understand our new, specific industry and tailor their services accordingly.’

Work highlights

Drori-Stav & Co.

Several leading Israeli companies from the software and high-tech sectors routinely turn to Drori-Stav & Co.‘s IP team for its ability to handle patent, trademark and design drafting, filing and prosecution, both in Israel and globally. The department is jointly led by Yonatan Drori, who brings 20 years’ experience in IP law, and music industry and entertainment law specialist Iyar Stav, who represents clients in the prosecution of both patents and trademarks. Associate Coral Mena is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Yonatan Drori; Iyar Stav

Other key lawyers:

Coral Mena


‘Top-quality legal capabilities both nationally and internationally.’

‘Fully up-to-date on a wide range of technologies, with a range of in-house experts for any intellectual property needs.’

‘Innovative but well-founded approaches to the sophisticated and varied needs of clients.’

Key clients

Moon Active





4M Analytics


Max Stock


Eretz Israel Museum


Work highlights

Ehrlich Group

Ehrlich Group is regularly sought out by leading high-tech, biotech and pharmaceutical companies for advice on both patent and trademark applications and prosecution. Head of the pharma and chemistry department Revital Green is noted for her expertise in the drafting and prosecution of global patent applications, while practice head Gal Ehrlich specialises in the analysis and assessment of IP portfolios. Maier Fenster is a go-to choice for drafting and prosecuting of patents in the bioengineering and medical devices sectors, areas in which head of the biotech department Hadassa Waterman is also well versed. Roy Melzer is an expert in patent prosecution for computer-related inventions.

Practice head(s):

Gal Ehrlich

Other key lawyers:

Revital Green; Maier Fenster; Hadassa Waterman; Roy Melzer

Key clients

Stratasys Ltd.

Playtika LTD

Ramot at Tel-Aviv University Ltd.

LipoSphere Ltd.

BrainQ Technologies Ltd.

Kornit Digital Ltd.

SuperMeat the Essence of Meat Ltd.

Tel HaShomer Medical Research Infrastructure and Services Ltd.

Next Silicon Ltd

The State of Israel, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

Sakura bio

Protalix Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Assisted Wilk Technologies International in securing patent grants and building an impressive IP portfolio.
  • Represented Stratasys by managing the IP portfolio of a world-leading manufacturer of 3D printers and 3D production systems.
  • Represented BrainQ Technologies and obtained wide IP coverage, overcoming significant challenges including US Patent Office mental steps doctrine as well as uncertainty within the fields of brain/psychiatry.

Fisher Friedman IP Group

Fisher Friedman IP Group fields a robust team of specialists who are fully equipped to advise clients on drafting, filing and prosecuting patents and trademarks. Firm co-founder Michal Fisher is a life sciences sector expert, while fellow co-head Nathalie Friedman is noted for handling complex patent portfolio prosecution cases. Well versed in patent prosecution, Eran Silverman is also recommended for having a focus on patent infringement and analysis, particularly in the medical devices and pharmaceutical sectors, areas in which newly promoted partner Jonathan Silman is also noted. With a focus on the emerging technologies, associate Yael Oz-Sofer is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Michal Fisher; Nathalie Friedman

Other key lawyers:

Eran Silverman; Jonathan Silman; Yael Oz Sofer


‘The team is professional and always willing to help, with a broad spectrum of expertise.’

‘Although each of them is a unique individual, they also form a close-knit team/community, orchestrated in harmony by Michal Fischer and Nathalie Friedman.’

‘The team, led by Michal Fischer and Natalie Friedman, is exceptional in its capabilities. Michal and Nathalie are first-class professionals with a broad portfolio of skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to provide an excellent service. We highly recommend them.’

‘Michal Fischer is very professional, but also very friendly, and his knowledge of patent law is incredible. Efi Guterman cares about the client, is professional, dedicated and very friendly, and I am happy to entrust all IP matters to her capable hands.’

‘So far I have worked mainly with Michal Fisher and Eran Silverman, who both show great passion for their work and knowledge of new technologies and innovations.’

‘Michal Fischer and Natalie Friedman have excellent skills, extensive knowledge and vast experience. Their clients receive professional service and excellent results. That is why they are the leading patent lawyers in Israel.’

‘The Fischer Friedman IP Group has been our company’s patent office for many years now. We are very satisfied with the way the professional team acts.’

‘A team with extensive experience and knowledge in all fields of technology. It provides its clients with an excellent and efficient service, customising a service package according to the client’s wishes and capabilities.’

Key clients

Technion Institute of Technology –Technology Transfer office T3.

Tel Hashomer Medical Research, Infrastructure & Services -Tech Transfer Sheba Medical Center.

Yissum Research Development company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ramot Tel Aviv University Tech Transfer Org.

BGN Technologies- Ben Gurion University.

The National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev (NIBN)

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov) innovation and Tech Transfer office

Hadasit tech transfer company of Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

Shaare Zedek Medical Center Research & Development Authority

Bnai Zion Medical Center Tech Transfer

Israel Plastics & Rubber Center – Shenkar College (IPRC)

Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem

The Kitchen Food-Tech Hub

Elbit Systems Ltd

ICL Israel Ltd.

P.C.B. Technologies Ltd.


Jubaan AI

XACT Robotics

Panaxia Labs Israel Ltd

Microbot Medical


Applied Materials Israel Ltd.



Biobetter Ltd.

Nevia bio (formerly Gina Life)

PeakBridge VC

Rosetal System Information Ltd. (Localize, Madlan)


Envizion Medical

Scoutcam (SCTC – OTCMKTS)

Eleven Therapeutics


Hybrid Razor


Almeda Ventures

ItayAndBiond LTD

Dolav Plastic Products

Joy Ventures

Aquafit Intimate

Surgical 270

Work highlights

  • Handled the complex IP prosecution of many of the growing list of portfolio companies of The Kitchen Food-Tech Hub, by Strauss.
  • Handled the IP prosecution of two new clients who are both large international corporations with large IP portfolios.
  • Assisted two clients with IP portfolios based on AI: Jubaan AI and Nevia bio (formerly Gina Life).

G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co

G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co is routinely sought out by several multinational corporations and clients from the high-tech sectors for its expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, both in Israel and globally. Practice co-head Ziv Glasberg is noted for his engagement in several patent infringement lawsuits in Israel and the US, while Nadav Applebaum is an expert in trademark prosecution.

Practice head(s):

Ziv Glazberg; Nadav Applebaum


‘G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co has a diverse team and deep experience in the world of technology and patents. They offer honest feedback and do not waste the client’s time, providing them with the information needed without too much hassle or red tape.’

‘We work with one of the principal partners, Ziv Glazberg, who is very willing to work and collaborate with us as a start-up. He has been extremely helpful and responsive.’

Key clients

Perion Network



Foley Shechter



Hi Bob LTD

Myers Wolin, LLC

WalkMe Ltd.



Head Ventures LTD



Dergosits & Noah LLP


Descope Inc.



Bat El Badash



Valence LTD



Dynamic Yield Ltd.

Rhino Eco LTD







Big Heart Pet Brands



Liesegang & Partner mbB, Rechtsanwlte


Tom Thomas



Work highlights

  • Acted for Classiq, a leading start-up in the field of quantum computing, in relation to obtaining four patents in the US.
  • Handled both Orbotech patents and its patents relating to software.
  • Acted as lead counsel for the IBM labs in Israel for IP-related matters, and continues to handle IBM’s machine learning, cloud technologies and patent prosecutions.

Gornitzky & Co.

Gornitzky & Co.‘s IP capabilities are focused in particular on the filing and prosecution of trademarks, as well as on managing complex trademark portfolios, where Shirley Gal stands out for regularly representing domestic and international clients from a range of sectors, including pharmaceutical, cybersecurity and energy. The team also includes patent and trademark law expert Ziv Rotenberg.

Practice head(s):

Ziv Rotenberg; Shirley Gal

Key clients

Priority Software Ltd.

Rollink Smart Travel Ltd.

Lightfective Ltd.

Ludeo Ltd.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation

Multi Retail Group Ltd.

Sensorz Ltd.

Electra Consumer Products (1951) Ltd.

Brown Hotels Ltd.

Perception Point Ltd.

Mobileye Vision Technology Ltd.

Keter Home & Garden Products Ltd.

Caesarstone Ltd.

Eitan Medical Ltd.

Neuroderm Ltd.

Solaredge Technologies Ltd. Ltd. Ltd.

Kafrit Industries (1993) Limited

Castro Model Ltd.

Beefree Ltd.

OpenWeb Technologies Ltd.

Neuron Entrepreneurship Ltd.

Brandshield Ltd.

Waves Audio Ltd.

Seiko Holdings Corporation

MyHeritage Ltd.

Matrix I.T. Ltd.

Essence Smartcare Ltd

Kenes International Organizers Of Congresses Ltd.

Work highlights

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Herzog Fox & Neeman’s IP department houses a specialised trademark practice, noted for its expertise in the online gaming, AI and cryptocurrency fields. The team regularly advises clients on a range of IP-related matters, spanning trademark prosecution, filing and enforcement. Karen Elburg leads the team, which includes Adar Bengom, who notably focuses on trademark strategies and prosecution, and ‘outstanding’ associate Nadav Lev.

Practice head(s):

Karen Elburg

Other key lawyers:

Adar Bengom; Nadav Lev


‘Karen is extremely responsive and offers practical and commercial advice. She is well-supported by excellent partner Adar Bengom.’

‘Nadav Lev – Outstanding! Super professional.’

‘Karen has excellent instincts and her advice and approach to matters is always commercially focused to achieve the client’s objectives quickly and cost-effectively, while appreciating and managing the thorny legal issues that necessarily arise at times.’

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

‘Adar Bengom is a strategist with the ability to foresee legal trends in the IP landscape and translate them into actionable strategies. He anticipates clients’ needs, applying a forward-looking approach and commitment, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the legal framework.’

‘The team always responds quickly, understands clients’ needs and, after working together for so long, we have a very good partnership that facilitates communication and the delivery of work to our clients. It is always a pleasure to work with them.’

‘The communication is always clear, efficient and fast. All the people I work with show a technical knowledge of the subject, have a sense of urgency and are very competent. In particular, Karen Elburg and Nadav Lev, who are incredible professionals.’

Key clients

Papaya Gaming Ltd.

Super Group (SGHC) Limited

Maelys Cosmetics Ltd.

888 Holdings Ltd.

Varonis Systems, Inc.

The Linux Foundation and LF Products

Block, Inc. (f/k/a Square, Inc.)


GIA Gemological Institute of America

Kenvue, Inc. (f/k/a Johnson & Johnson)

Azrieli Group

Magen David Adom in Israel

Palace Senior Housing Group Ltd.

Trellicor Holdings (Pty) Ltd

World Herald Tribune, Inc.

Goorin Bros.


Caesar Premier Hotel Group

Work highlights

Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office

An array of leading domestic and global pharmaceutical companies routinely turn to Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office for its experience in filing and prosecuting patents. The team also displays significant expertise in managing trademark portfolios on behalf of major media and entertainment companies. Alongside his specialism in patent prosecution, Liad ‎ Whatstein is also noted for handling trademarks disputes, while Amira Mangelus is praised by clients for her ‘extensive experience in complex cross-border litigation’, most notably in the life sciences sector. Oren Weiner is an expert in the patent term extension system.

Practice head(s):

Liad Whatstein; Amira Mangelus

Other key lawyers:

Oren Weiner


‘Liad Whatstein is a technically excellent, diligent and dedicated partner who is always available. He spends time personally with experts, develops arguments and produces excellent pleadings. He adds the strategic aspect of litigation to litigation.’

‘Amira Mangelus has a technical background and extensive experience in complex cross-border litigation. She is one of the founding partners of the firm and provides pragmatic advice.’

‘Liad Whatstein is one of the best, if not the best, patent litigation firm in Israel.’

‘The team is technically proficient in a wide range of life sciences technologies, inter alia, due to its extensive experience in most major life sciences litigation in Israel and involvement in numerous cross-border proceedings. Familiarity with cross-border litigation is helpful.’

‘The firm has acquired an in-depth knowledge of the Israel Court and ILPTO procedures and how to cross-examine experts. It utilises its litigation expertise in prosecuting patent applications, providing in-depth analysis of office actions, proactively discussing objections with examiners and successfully reducing the number of cycles of office actions.’

Key clients






Bristol Myers








UCB Pharma

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

H. Lundbeck A/S

Leo Pharma


Novo Nordisk




The State of Israel

The Hebrew University






Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Hearst Corporation

Fruit of the Loom



Ralph Lauren


Tory Burch

Paramount Pictures Corporation

The H.D. Lee Company

Wrangler Apparel Corp.

The North Face Apparel Corp.

Jansport Apparel Corp.





Kanye West

Brown Forman (Jack Daniel’s)

Finlandia Vodka

Grey Goose Vodka

Spin Master

Moose Toys

Elbit Systems




NBC Universal

20th Century Fox


Dr. Fischer Pharmaceuticals


Triumph Motorcycles

Harvard University

Prudential plc


Homag Group AG

Immunogen Inc.

Advanced Accelerator Applications (a Novartis Corporation)

Eden Gallery

Fox-Weizel (Israel’s largest chain of apparel outlets)

HID Corporation (Assa Abloy company)

Saban Group

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.

Memo Therapeutics AG

Axcella Health Inc.

Innate PharmaS.A.

Principia Biopharma Inc.

Translate Bio, Inc

Ryvu Therapeutics S.A.

Acceleron Pharma, Inc.

Arbor Biotechnologies, Inc.

Kymab Ltd.


Belvedere Vodka

Alusense N.V. / Belmoca N.V.

Hey Dude


Lipton Teas and Infusions

Tux Creative Co.

Degussa Bank A.G.

Work highlights

  • Prosecuted non-traditional trademarks (3-Dimensional product shapes, slogans, color combinations, product trade-dress, etc.) for numerous international brand owners, such as Crocs and Abbott.
  • Prosecuted highly complex petitions for patent term extension (PTE) for numerous major clients, including Merck and Novartis.
  • Obtained allowance of strategic patent applications relating to various dosage forms and dosage regimens for major pharmaceutical clients, including Novartis and Pfizer and many others.

The Luzzatto Group

The Luzzatto Group‘s team of IP specialists is regularly engaged by both domestic and international companies, with an emphasis on the pharmaceutical and cybersecurity sectors, for filing and prosecuting patents. The team is also equipped to handle trademark protection and design applications. Kfir Luzzatto is a key contact, as is Emanuel Manzurola, who chairs the firm’s prosecution department and is noted for his expertise in patent prosecutions in the medical and biology fields. Amir Palmery advises on IP matters related to the protection, enforcement and exploitation of trademarks. Other names to note in the team include life sciences specialist Adina Cohen and Boaz Croitoro, praised by clients for his ‘unmatched strategic vision’.

Practice head(s):

Kfir Luzzatto; Emanuel Manzurola; Amir Palmery

Other key lawyers:

Adina Cohen; Boaz Croitoro


‘The Luzzatto Group has a unique blend of experienced and technological professionals. They are incredibly responsive and efficient, thanks to their cutting-edge technology. In a crowded field, they really set new benchmarks.’

‘What sets them apart is their commitment to truly understanding our business, making us feel more like partners than clients. In a competitive landscape, their personal touch and specialist skills make all the difference.’

‘An efficient firm for the protection of intellectual property. Very quick response. Very professional. Our patents are filed all over the world, and they have an in-depth knowledge of what is needed and the unique specifications for each geographic location. The service they provide is unparalleled.’

‘Luzzatto’s patent team is highly competent, provides meaningful advice and has the client/applicant’s business in mind. They are very knowledgeable and always seem able to find a reasonable solution.’

‘Emanuel Manzurola is always there when he is needed; he is very responsive and extremely knowledgeable about all patent matters. He provides clients with real, concrete advice that makes a difference.’

‘The team is very professional and versatile. It provides clients with all the services they need: drafting patent applications, responding to Office Actions, written opinions on various IP issues, advising on optimal decisions, evaluating costs, renewal services, etc.’

Key clients

S.G.T.- Sustainable Green Technologies Ltd.


Jose Guillermo Treger

Caesars World, Inc

Novartis AG

Hanita Metal Works Ltd.

Nilit Ltd.

Pfizer Inc.

Zohar Diuk Ltd.

Aspen Neuroscience, Inc.

Better Juice Ltd

BioBeef Israel Vegan Tech

DSM Protective Materials BV

Globe Invest Limited

MIGAL Galilee Research Institute Ltd


Nirogy Therapeutics, Inc.

Prometic Biotherapeutics Inc.

BRAUDE College of Engineering







Go Been There Ltd.

Transmit Security Ltd.


State of Israel, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development Agricultural Research Organization (ARO)

Webasto SE

Tadiran Consumer and Technologies Products Ltd.



Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft


Bear Industries S.r.l.


Hoffman La-Roche



Aesthetic Medical Centers Ltd. (Dr. Dov Klein)


Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation

PHOTEX Templates LTD


Sierra Oncology

Work highlights

  • Acted for Valid Network, operator of a blockchain security platform, in the filing of a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Acted for Transmit Security in relation to complex patent protection in the field of cybersecurity and mobile application authentication.
  • Overcame the ILPTO’s refusal to register a 3D trademark of the well-known and famous Rolls-Royce cars.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries‘ team of IP experts is recognised for advising on all IP-related issues, including drafting, filing and prosecuting both patents and trademarks. IP infringement specialist Eran Presenti leads the team, and is known for his longstanding experience in the IP field, most notably in the protection of trademarks, while associate Tzili Olshan-Shariv concentrates her capabilities on the drafting and registration of patents, designs and trademarks.

Practice head(s):

Eran Presenti

Other key lawyers:

Tzili Olshan-Shariv


‘Great communication with the team. Perfect, responsive and high-quality services.’

Key clients

Aquarius Engines

Al Rowad

PassportCard Labs Ltd





Blockal Ravid

Dan Hotels

Penningtons Manches Cooper

Royal Brand Corporation

Trademark Ventures International

ThermoMind LTD

Cardinal Health

Dell Inc.


NSYNC Developments Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Al Rowd, a leading IP law firm from the United Arab Emirates, to assist in the registration of its clients’ trademarks in Israel.
  • Represented Dell in the registration of its trademark portfolio in Israel.
  • Represented Cardinal Health (an international healthcare services company) in its patent portfolio, which includes the registration of dozens of patents in Israel.

Meitar Law Offices

Meitar Law Offices continues to provide comprehensive advice to clients from the technology, food and life sciences sectors with regard to the filing and prosecuting of patent applications. Key practitioners include Lea Marash and Keren Hagai, who focuses on the strategic management of IP portfolios, as well as on patent drafting and prosecution. Also active in the technologies field, Zohar Eliezri is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Lea Marash; Keren Hagai; Zohar Eliezri

Other key lawyers:

Yoav Oestreicher


‘The team specialises in Agtech, Foodtech and Climatetech and provides high-level commercial advice on intellectual property matters, which is very effective with regard to business practices related to trade secrets and licensing agreements.’

‘Dr. Keren Hagai is a patent expert, specialising in genetics and breeding.’

‘Keren Hagai – excellent patent lawyer.’

‘A highly professional, quick to respond, versatile team working in different areas of intellectual property.’

‘Personal attention, one-stop shop for our patent and trademark needs.’

Key clients

Bar Ilan University (BIRAD) Research and Development Company

BioBee Sde Eliyahu Ltd.

BetterSeeds Ltd.

CTS Group

AgChimedes Ltd.

BreedX Ltd.

CTS Group

Canonic Ltd


Gavan Technology Ltd.

Excella BioScientific Ltd.

InterCure (CANDOC)


Hishtil Afula Ltd

Elbit Group

B.R.H. Medical

Sky Line Group


Work highlights

  • Advised BetterSeeds in building and prosecuting a portfolio of patent applications directed to applying CRISPR gene editing technology to improve agricultural traits of various crops.
  • Represented the Bar Ilan University in filing patent applications directed to the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.
  • Advised FortePhest in building and prosecuting a large portfolio of patents and patent applications covering groups of new chemical molecules having herbicidal activity.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.‘s IP department is recognised for its cross-border clients, which routinely turn to the team for its expertise in handling patent filing and prosecution. Practice head Asa Kling is praised by clients for both his IP litigation capabilities and his experience in handling patent term extensions and patent and trademark validity issues. Sally Gillis specialises in copyrights and trademarks.

Practice head(s):

Asa Kling

Other key lawyers:

Sally Gillis


‘The level of professionalism in understanding the delicate intricacies of invention and its innovation: this firm demonstrated impressive capabilities in this regard.’

‘Asa Kling distinguishes himself by his ability to lead the invention registration process, demonstrating a deep understanding of the unique innovation and maximising its expression within an invention register.’

Key clients

Check Point Software Technologies

Simplivia Healthcare

Selene S.P.A., Italy

High Hopes Ltd.

The Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy

Signalitica Inc., Canada

The University Of Western Ontario (Genomics), U.S.A.

Image Guided Therapy SA , France

JTEC Energy, INC., U.S.A

n.T.tao., Ltd.

Simbionix Ltd.

Watt Car Industries

DeepAI Technologies

High Hopes Ltd.

ImageSat Ltd.

Totzeret Hanegev Agricultural Cooperative Ltd.

Sana Biotechnology, Inc. , USA,

Hevel Maon Enterprises Agricultural Cooperative, Ltd.

International Fruit Genetics, Inc.,

BioCatch Ltd., Israel

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, U.S.A.

Janssen Sciences Ireland Unlimited Company, Ireland

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Bar Ilan University, Israel

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Montefiore Medical Center, U.S.A.

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, U.S.A.

H&D Wireless AB, Sweden

Biowair Total Systems, S.L., Spain

National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health And Nutrition, Japan

Scioteq BVBA, Belgium

Medshine Discovery Inc., China

Tokai University Educational System, Japan

B3AR Therapeutics, Inc. , U.S. A.

Albemarle Corporation, U.S.A.

Safran Data Systems, France

Work highlights

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz stands out for its expertise in providing counsel to both Israeli and international companies, most notably from the high-tech, defence and life sciences sectors, in all aspects of patent, trademark and design filing and prosecution. The department is jointly led by safeguarding and IP rights enforcement specialist Zeev Pearl; patent prosecution specialist Mark Cohen, who is routinely engaged by clients from the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors; and trademark prosecution expert Dor Cohen Zedek. Other key practitioners include strategic patent portfolio development specialist Yoav Alkalay and Abishag Levy, whose practice focuses primarily on trademark filing, registration and international portfolio management.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Mark S. Cohen; Dor Cohen Zedek

Other key lawyers:

Yoav Alkalay; Abishag Levy


‘Great team, fast to respond, and straightforward.’

‘They are always there with a good recommendation, walking you through the process, and helping you get to the best outcome.’

Key clients




Ocado Group


REE Automotive


Sol Gel Technologies

Enlivex Therapeutics Ltd.

Arkin Holdings – Arkin Bio Ventures 2

Orgenesis Inc.

Poultry by Huminn

Biolojic Design Ltd.

Equinom Ltd.

Wuhan Dr Laser/Utilight



Work highlights

  • Acted as Israel patent and trademark counsel to Sanofi, Bayer and Illumina, a US company that is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of life science tools.
  • Acted as global patent counsel for major Israeli companies such as NICE, ELBIT, SolGel and REE automotive.
  • Represented global companies in industries ranging from industrial IoT and connectivity to life sciences and biotech.

Reinhold Cohn & Partners

With notable strength in the life sciences sector, the highly regarded Reinhold Cohn & Partners advises both Israeli and international companies on all aspects of patent filing and prosecution, while also handling trademark portfolio management and prosecution. The sizeable team includes Tamar Morag-Sela, who notably focuses on patent portfolios and patent prosecution; patent filing expert Guillaume Stern; and Ehud Hausman, who concentrates on the protection of inventions in the computer science and electronics sectors. Other key names include Ena Pugatsch and Dima Litvak, both noted for their experience in patent applications, and trademarks specialist Ronit Barzik-Soffer. Praised by clients and with a focus on patent portfolio management in the technology field, Yossi Kravetz is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Ehud Hausman; Ena Pugatsch; Ronit Barzik-Soffer; Tamar Morag-Sela; Dima Litvak; Guillaume Stern

Other key lawyers:

Yossi Kravetz


‘Gilat Bareket’s team provides a high-quality, all-in-one solution for IP portfolio management. Its IP professionals cover a broad spectrum of technologies and support inventions during the various events of their life, from creation to abandonment.’

‘Gilat Bareket’s experience allows us to plan the timetable and budget required for IP portfolio management (a non-trivial task when dealing with the field of new technology inventions).’

‘I work with Tamar Morag-Sela, who is very professional, knows the specifics of the market very well and has a great ability to explain, simplify complexities and clarify next steps.’

‘It is one of the largest intellectual property firms in Israel. They have great technical expertise in all fields and are able to cater for all kinds of technology, which is crucial for intellectual property.’

‘The team is extremely professional, and the unique aspect is their ability to develop the IP strategy and dive into the micro details. They are super smart and responsive to our needs, and it is really great to work with them.’

‘We work with Tamar Morag Sela, and she is super professional, very efficient, has full availability for all our needs and is reliable.’

‘Yossi Kravetz is highly professional, he knows the business and the IP strategy. He acts effectively and knows how to illuminate any business dilemma with IP considerations.’

‘Saleit Shahar is an experienced high-tech lawyer. She works with a wide range of clients and goes to great lengths to provide them with the highest quality service. Tamar Morag-Sela is another prominent lawyer.’

Key clients

Applied Materials, Inc.






Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC.

Magic Leap



Google LLC and its subsidiary Waymo LLC.

Nokia / Siemens

Johnson & Johnson




Philip Morris


Roche Diagnostics


Regeneron Pharmaceutics

Hoffman Laroche

Yissum – the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University

Ramot – the technology transfer company of Tel Aviv University

Yeda Research and Development

The Technion Research & Development Foundation

Israel Institute of Technology

Birad – Research & Development Company

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Volcani Center


Samsung – CorePhotonics

Audio Pixels Ltd.

UBQ Materials Ltd.

Redefine Meat Ltd.

Rushdi Food Industries Ltd.

Liva Bio Protection Technologies Ltd.

Innovopro Ltd.

Biomica Ltd.




Puma SE

Impulse Dynamic S.A.

Playtech Group

Jeunesse Global Holdings, LLC



Qedma Quantum Computing

Fischer Pharmaceuticals Limited


Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories, Limited

Landa Labs

Dilon Medical

Brandshield (LON: BRSD)

Biosense Webster (Johnson & Johnson)


Israel Electric Corporation

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd.



Dream Security

Insect Biotechnology

Immix Biopharma Inc.

BlueTree Technologies

Gigaton Carbon Ltd.

Hobart Group



Surgical Vision

Rapid Medical






Caniel Industries A.T.G

Doona Holdings Ltd

Practical Innovation

Starry Group

Tetro Ltd

3M Company

Merck KGaA

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) and its subsidiary Elta Systems Ltd.

Work highlights

S. Horowitz & Co

S. Horowitz & Co‘s IP team displays significant expertise in the prosecution and protection of trademarks and designs, where it manages the portfolios and handles the filing of trademark applications on behalf of a litany of domestic and international clients from the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and telecoms sectors. Names to note include Dovev Apel, trademarks prosecution specialist Avi Ordo and litigation expert Tal Band.

Practice head(s):

Avi Ordo

Other key lawyers:

Dovev Apel; Tal Band

Key clients

DreamWorks Animation LLC

Universal City Studios LLC

NBCUniversal Media, LLC

The Procter and Gamble Company

Allergan Inc.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Toyota Motor Corporation

LEGO Juris A/S

Avnet Inc.

Tempur-Pedic International, Inc.

Raytheon Company

Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Republic of Cyprus

Alvisa Montblanc, S.L.

Cognyte Technologies Israel Ltd.

UHU GmBh & Co. KG

Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B)

NordSec Ltd.

State Bank of India

AROMA Espresso Bar Ltd. (Shefa Franchising Ltd.)

Mitsubishi Group (Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc)

Pelephone Communications Ltd.

Bezeq International

OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc. (The William Carter Company)

Nu Skin Enterprises

LDI – Licensing Dynamics International Ltd.

Paz Oil Company Ltd.

Club Hotel Management (1996) Ltd.

Charles River Laboratories

Kiva Health Brands LLC

Sano Brunos Enterprises Ltd. (Cosmopharm Ltd.)

Daniel Wellington

Tel Aviv University

WOBI – Insurance Agency Ltd.

Double Shoot Ltd.

U.S. Robotics Corporation

Zakrytoe aktsionernoe obshchestvo Stavropolsky broiler

Odyssey Re Holdings Corp

ADAMA Agan Ltd.

Specsavers Inc.

Isracard Ltd.

SimplexCC Ltd.

Milk & Honey Distillery Ltd

Element AI

Vestel Ticaret A.S.

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd.

Weizmann Institute of Science (Davidson Institute of Science Education)

Palladio Beauty Group

Anita Glida Ltd.

Delek US Holdings

Princess Yachts Ltd.

Grow Solutions

Vestel Ticaret A.S.


Ecopoxy, Inc.

Super Brands Company Pte. Ltd.

NewAge Industries

Pacific Pharmaceuticals US

Pacific Pharmaceuticals Pte

Haifa Port Company Ltd.

Journey Ventures Ltd.

E.M. Chef Line Ltd.

Corn Products Development, Inc.

DecoArt, Inc.

Vix IP Pty Ltd

Amdipharm Ltd.

Menachem Even Israel (Steinsaltz Center)

Trias Holding AG

Footwear Industries (STEEL BLUE)


Peacock TV

Daiso Industries Co. Ltd.

SillaJen Inc.

Katara LLC

New England Biolabs, Inc.

Trend Furniture Ltd.

Mordechai Aviv Construction Works Ltd.

BridgeBio Pharma Inc.

RAS Holding A.R. Ltd.

Albemarle Netherlands B.V.

Kreos Capital Management Limited

Basis Technologies International Ltd.

Adastra Alna Ltd.

AO American Orthodontics Corporation

Promotion in Motion, Inc.

New Asian Discovery Ltd.

Rocket drop LLC

Ark Technologies Pty Ltd

Wheel Pros, LLC

Work highlights

  • Represented LEGO Juris in a lengthy and precedential proceeding in which its famous and iconic Minifigure had been recognised as a three-dimensional trademark capable of being registered in Israel.
  • Represented Milk & Honey Distillery in a broad range of legal proceedings in different territories with the aim of overcoming several obstacles, including previously owned third party rights.
  • Represented Paz Oil Company in securing trademark registration rights for the word mark “YELLOW”.

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co

Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co is known for its expertise in representing an array of clients in a variety of IP-related matters including the registration of complex trademarks, including 3D trademarks and sound marks. The patents arm, Seligsohn Gabrieli Benshafrut, is noted for its experience in the filing and prosecution of patents, most notably before the Israel Patent Office. Practice co-head Nahum Gabrieli is noted for his experience in trademark prosecution and protection, while fellow co-head Ehud Gabrieli concentrates his broad practice on the enforcement of trademark and copyright owners’ rights. The team also includes Gal Gross, who focuses on trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings, and trademark and copyright litigator Yael Kalmanovich. Ronnie Benshafrut‘s broad practice spans patent filing and prosecution, patent term extension and portfolio management.

Practice head(s):

Nahum Gabrieli; Ehud Gabrieli; Ronnie Benshafrut

Other key lawyers:

Gal Gross; Yael Kalmanovich


‘Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co stands out as a unique, client-focused law firm in Israel in several key respects. Their strengths and capabilities lie in offering a holistic approach to legal services, tailored to the individual needs of each client.’

‘Yael Kalmanovich possesses a keen strategic vision that guides her approach to trademark law. She is able to develop innovative legal strategies that provide our clients with a competitive advantage in protecting their brands in Israel.’

‘Gal Gross’ most important strength is her unwavering commitment to putting clients first. She takes the time to fully understand each client’s needs and objectives, ensuring that the legal advice and strategies are tailored to their specific situations.’

‘Nahum and his team handle all aspects of trademark work, including, but not limited to, search, filing, OA, opposition, challenge actions, enforcement and litigation. They provide very clear, cost-effective and tailored strategies and advice with great professionalism and efficiency.’

‘Nahum Gabrieli and Yael Kalmanovich, with whom we work, are always very responsive and provide extremely helpful and efficient strategies and comments.’

‘One of their distinguishing features is the accessibility of their partners and associates. Whether it is a simple trademark prosecution case or a complex strategy to safeguard the intellectual property of a multinational company entering the Israeli market, we always have direct access to legal experts who take the time to fully understand the specific needs of each client.’

‘Nahum Gabrieli is an excellent legal professional who has consistently demonstrated exceptional skills in leading and managing a diverse and talented legal team, as well as being a well-rounded trademark professional himself.’

‘Ronnie Benshafrut is Israel’s top materials’ science patent attorney. Extensive experience in patent drafting and prosecution, excellent prior art analytical skills, dedication to client. First-rate integrity in advising the client.’ 

Key clients

Sons of George Shukha Ltd.

Dalton Wineries Ltd.

Spirits International B.V.

Gottex Swimwear Brands Ltd.


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: WH)

Pacific Biosciences

Palo Alto Networks Inc.

Snowflake Inc.

Primo Water Holdings UK Limited

POLIPOL Polstermöbel GmbH & Co. KG.

Oxford Programs Limited

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS)

Pandora SA

Home Center (DIY) Ltd.

Nestle – Societe des Produits Nestle SA (SWX: NESN)

Xiaomi Inc. (HKG: 1810)

Asos Plc (LON: ASC)

Tempo Beverages

Carmel Winery

Sano Brunos Enterprises

Osem Investments Ltd.

Home Skinnovations Ltd.

Ricegrowers Ltd. (Sunrice-Sunwhite)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (Pizza HUT, Taco Bell, KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN)

Guccio Gucci S.p.A.


New Balance Athletics, Inc.


S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

Ravensburger AG

Epic Games, Inc.

Medtronic plc

Magic Leap, Inc.

Beiersdorf AG

Work highlights

Shalev, Jencmen & Co

With significant expertise in the high-tech sector, Shalev, Jencmen & Co‘s IP team is a go-to choice for a range of domestic and global technology start-ups and leading corporations seeking advice on drafting, filing and prosecuting patents, where the department’s dual qualified and registered patent attorneys (in the US and Israel) represent clients in complex cross-border proceedings. The team is jointly led by founding partner and patent specialist Avi Jencmen and high-tech industry expert Asaf Shalev, and includes associates Dan Davidson and Meirav Shalem, noted for handling the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, especially in the technology and medical devices sectors.

Practice head(s):

Avi Jencmen; Asaf Shalev

Other key lawyers:

Dan Davidson; Meirav Shalem


‘The firm is a patent boutique and has significant knowledge and expertise in defining a roadmap, determining which patents to consider and professionally managing their drafting and presentation.’

‘Asaf Shalev, co-founder and partner, has pure professionalism and a very good business approach.’

‘This firm is unique in its combination of high competence, responsiveness to our clients’ needs, and coverage of almost all of our professional technology fields.’

‘The team is very professional, has knowledge and experience in technology, law and patents. They encourage diversity in their team, and it is a pleasure to work with this fantastic team.’

‘Avi is a professional with knowledge and a great attitude. He knows how to turn complex ideas into simple flows.’

‘Avi Jencmen is my favourite patent attorney. Avi never lets an argument pass if he doesn’t understand it. The drafting of the patent application is clear, concise and emphasises the most important topics.’

‘Asaf Shalev is a very good and experienced patent lawyer. My IP managers think very highly of him and are very satisfied.’

‘Meirav Shalem: her understanding of the subject is very deep and thorough, and she is very good at formulating ideas and inventions clearly and accurately on quite complex ideas, resulting in very high quality patent applications and excellent examination reports.’

Key clients

Merck Animal Health (a subsidiary of Merck KGaA)

Elbit Systems Ltd.

Elbit Systems Electro-Optics ELOP Ltd.

Elisra Group

Papaya Global

Tyto Care Ltd.

Glassbox Digital Ltd.

Bright Way Vision Ltd.

Questar Auto Technologies Ltd.

Wonder Robotics Ltd.

Anzu Virtual Reality Ltd.

iX-Den Ltd.

Cytwist Ltd.

Polaris Solutions Ltd.

Privya Ops Ltd.

Facetrom Ltd.

Maytronics Ltd.

Leonardo S.P.A.

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG

Bioinvent International AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: BINV)

Can-Pack S.A.

Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd.

Lumus Ltd.

NeuroDerm Ltd.

Cubiq Foods, S.L.

Cusabio Technology LLC

Ebb Carbon, Inc.

Central China Normal University

Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA

Chengdu Idealsee Technology Co., Ltd.

CRRC Tangshan Co., Ltd.

Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mecanique et Des Microtechniques

Emory University

Hensoldt Sensors GmbH

Huazhong Agricultural University

Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen)

Northeastern University

University of Franche-Comté

University of Miami

University of Southampton

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Wuhan University of Technology

Tondo Smart Ltd. (TLV: TNDO)

RAMOT–Tel Aviv UniversityTech Transfer Company

Foldibot Solutions Ltd.

Eden Gallery



Central South University

Landa Corporation Ltd.

Israel Electric Corporation

ControlUp Ltd.


Momentis Surgical Ltd.

Ride Vision Ltd.

Twine Solutions Ltd.

NeuroHelp Ltd.


Work highlights

  • Provided Elbit Group with comprehensive legal advice, including IP strategy and filing and prosecution, as well as ongoing monitoring of the portfolio.
  • Managed the global high-tech portfolio of Merck Animal Health.
  • Managed Maytronics’s water technology division’s portfolio, which focuses on the development of sensory and smart control systems for swimming pools.

Soroker Agmon Nordman - IP and Beyond

Soroker Agmon Nordman - IP and Beyond continues to handle a range of patent and trademark drafting applications on behalf of domestic and global clients, most notably from the energy, telecoms and software industries. Department head Eran Soroker brings almost three decades of experience in the litigation and enforcement of IP rights, and is known for representing clients from the technology sector. Founding partner Jonathan Agmon is another key name, handling complex patents, copyright and trademark cases alike, while patent specialist Sharone Godesh focuses her capabilities on drafting and prosecuting patent applications, with a focus on the mechanics, medical applications and software applications fields. Trademark litigation expert Dan Cymerblit is also recommended

Practice head(s):

Eran Soroker

Other key lawyers:

Jonathan Agmon; Dan Cymerblit; Sharone Godesh

Key clients




Cott Corporation (RC cola etc.)


King Games – Candy Crush Saga etc.

Toys “R” Us

Western Digital | SanDisk

Joseph Joseph



Christian Louboutin

Activision Blizzard

American Importers Inc.



Wonder Brands Limited

Joie International Co. Limited

Advanced New Technologies Co. Ltd



American Airlines

Work highlights

  • Represented Akrapovič, a Slovenian manufacturer of tailor-made exhaust systems for motorcycles and automobiles, in a case concerning counterfeit motorcycle exhaust pipes.