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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Azrieli Sarona Tower, 121 Menachem Begin Road
53rd floor
Tel Aviv, 6701203
Israel

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 1

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz‘s market leading position is built on the combination of prominent work in licensing, tech transfers, and ongoing corporate support with its multi-jurisdictional presence in Israel, the US, and the UK. Zeev Pearl and Mark S. Cohen are the founding partners and practice co-heads. Pearl has three decades of experience in handling IP matters for multinationals in Israel, while Cohen is renowned for his expertise in commercialising life sciences technology. Senior partner Yael Baratz chairs the corporate and licensing group and is also co-chair of the Israel Bar Association’s Science and Technology Committee.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Mark S. Cohen; Yael Baratz

Other key lawyers:

Hili Rashkovan; Dotan Hammer; Yoav Alkalay

Testimonials

‘Fast identification of promising potential technologies Vision.’

‘Zeev Pearl- personal guidance and mentoring.’

‘I have been working with Zeev and his team at Pearl Cohen for the last 6 years, from protecting our technology and brands, post-acquisition IP integration, defending our company against patent trolls, IP lawsuits, software and data security issues, privacy matters and various technology transactions and more. The cross border team we are working with, professionals in both the US in Israel, are a powerhouse of IP knowledge, legal quality work and unrivalled customer service. They are outstanding lawyers, top-notch experts in their field and a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

Phinergy Ltd

Telit Communications

BioSight Ltd.

Utilis Israel Ltd.

Galooli

ACUM

Keshet Media Group

DeepCube Ltd.

Orgenesis Inc.

Bayer AG

Prilenia Therapeutics B.V.

Amdocs

Hillrom

Vayyar Imaging Ltd.

Dexcel Pharma

SOMPO Holdings

Sol-Gel Technologies Ltd

KAHR-Medical Ltd.

KZen Networks (ZenGo)

Work highlights

  • Representing Phinergy Ltd. in licensing deals involving joint ventures with major Indian transportation and energy companies.
  • Representing Telit Communications in various licensing deals and in FRAND licensing negotiations with purported SEPs holders worldwide.
  • Represented BioSight Ltd in its merger with Advaxis, including handling IP and patent prosecution matters.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz represents clients from numerous industries before domestic, US, and European patent offices, and acts on patent matters for some of the largest international pharmaceutical companies. A renowned IP practitioner with three decades of experience, practice co-head Zeev Pearl assists companies from their setup in Israel through the prosecution of their patents to the management of their overall IP portfolio. Co-head and prominent chair of the life science practice group Mark S. Cohen focuses on patent prosecution in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biological, and medical sectors. The firm’s trade mark and designs group is headed by Dor Cohen Zedek, who - as several others in the team - is admitted to practice in both Israel and the US, and handles the enforcement and management of trade marks and designs worldwide. Yoav Alkalay approaches client’s matters from a commercial angle, focusing on strategic development of IP assets and portfolios. Idan Frydman left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Mark Cohen; Dor Cohen Zedek

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The cross border team we are working with, professionals in both the US and Israel, are a powerhouse of IP knowledge, legal quality work and unrivalled customer service. The filing/prosecution practice group is outstanding and has always achieved excellent results for us.’

‘They are top-notch lawyers who truly understand the company’s business, products, patents and strategy. They are experts in their field and a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

Bayer Healthcare LLC

Sanofi

Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG

Illumina Inc.

NanoDimension

Emerson

Sol-Gel Technologies Ltd

Ayala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Vayyar Imaging Ltd.

BAE Systems PLC

Galmed Research and Development Ltd.

Nobio

Elbit Systems Ltd.

Ree

OPKO Health Inc.

Orgenesis Inc.

Yissum

Else Nutrition Holdings Inc.

Work highlights

  • Acting as patent and design counsel to REE and secured several US patents.
  • Advised Sanofi in a petition to cancel the grant of a patent application by Cyprumed.
  • Providing Ayala Pharmaceuticals with the full scope of IP services worldwide.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 2

Leveraging its impressive international footprint with offices in the US,  Europe, the UK, and Asia, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz is best placed to assist US and domestic pharmaceutical, medical cannabis, tech transfer companies and healthcare start-ups on IP, corporate law, securities, and employment matters. It handles a steady flow of contentious and non-contentious patent matters which the firm particularly excels. Managing partner Zeev Pearl is recommended for IP portfolios, licensing, litigation, and commercial transactions.  Co-head Mark S. Cohen focuses on patent prosecution and licensing transactions. Yael Baratz also jointly heads the team, and is recommended for licensing, technology licensing and collaborations, and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Mark Cohen; Yael Baratz

Other key lawyers:

Hili Rashkovan; Inbal-Perlstein-Mandelbaum; Ephraim Heiliczer; Dotan Hammer

Testimonials

‘The team was very professional in any topic we needed assistant in, being responsive, fully transparent and clear with the legal procedures we needed to go through. The entire office worked together creating a very efficient and agile team compared to law firms we have used before, giving excellent service in an excellent response time. The team helped a lot in promoting the legal process of the company and organizing it for us.’

‘The cross border team we are working with (Zeev Pearl and Dotan Hammer), professionals in both the US and in Israel, are a powerhouse of IP knowledge, legal quality work and unrivalled customer service. They are top-notch experts in their field and have always provided valuable legal advice and guidance. They are very strategic, business oriented and take the time to fully understand our business, products and goals. Their service is outstanding. I would recommend any technology company to the team at Pearl Cohen.’

‘The Individuals we worked with from the firm were just exceptional. They provided great service, in an efficient way, saving us a lot of time. The work was done while keeping the good spirit, while presenting in a clear manner the legal issues and the needed procedures in a very clear and simple way, giving us the ability to make the right strategic decisions.’

Key clients

Bayer AG

Opko Health Ltd.

Pfizer Inc.

Sanofi S.A.

Orgenesis Inc.

Dexcel Pharma

Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Maccabi Health Services

Biondvax Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Ayala Pharmaceuticals

Verliy Life Sciences

SciVac Ltd.

KAHR Medical Ltd.

Ascend Performance Materials

Estar Medical

Amoon Fund

Nobio Ltd

Work highlights

  • Acting for Bayer AG and its subsidiaries in IP, regulatory, and corporate matters.
  • Advised Orgenesis and its Israel and global subsidiaries on the full scope of M&A, commercial, corporate and IP services, including the formation of a strategic partnership with Great Point Partners, LLC.
  • Advising Dexcel, on a range of corporate and IP matters.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 2

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz focuses on advising venture capital funds and start-ups in the fintech, agtech, and health sectors in relation to investments, complemented by a strong IP licensing practice and the firm's international network. Practice group chair Guy Lachmann  excels in advising investors from Japan, Germany and the US on corporate and commercial laws, while Atir Jaffe  handles complex commercial transactions and licensing structures. The team’s strength has recently been bolstered with the arrival of Uri Nesher from Tulchinsky Marciano Cohen Levitski & Co.. Managing partner Zeev Pearl is also chair of the wider technology, medical and telecoms practice group.

Practice head(s):

Guy Lachmann; Atir Jaffe; Zeev Pearl

Other key lawyers:

Yael Shimon-Many; Uri Nesher; Inbal Perlstein-Mandelbaum; Ilana Soloducho Kashmir

Testimonials

‘The team is very professional, experienced and attentive to the specific needs and limitations of us as a client. Very responsive, to the point, calm and provides good advice with a long term relationship view. All complementary practices such as tax, labour, litigation, IP collaborate smoothly as needed in a smooth and professional way.’

‘Atir Jaffe, Yael Shimon-Many and their teams are excellent partners and very attentive and provide great advice, my working experience with them is great. The relationship formed is great and I appreciate the friendship and their support which is always available.’

‘When it comes to working on US – Israel issues such as corporate, intellectual property and litigation, Pearl Cohen is the best choice covering both jurisdictions at the highest level under one global roof. The team’s understanding of the US and Israeli legal systems as well as their business hi-tech and medtech environments is second to none.’

‘Atir Jaffe and his team are great lawyers, they are very experienced, professional and provide excellent services. I highly recommend them for tech companies in Israel.’

‘The cross-border team we are working with, professionals in both the US and in Israel, are a powerhouse of IP knowledge, legal quality work and unrivalled customer service. They have always demonstrated the utmost professionalism, dedication and commitment to the client and produced excellent results. They are extremely strategic, sophisticated and business oriented and have always taken the time to fully understand our business goals, objectives and strategy. They are a pleasure to work with and provide top-quality legal services.’

‘A very diversified and professional team with exceptional availability and versatile coverage of all legal aspects ranging from commercial through regulation and all the way to IP.’

‘Atir Jaffe – As a senior partner Atir has exceptional hi-tech industry understanding and professional commercial knowledge. He is engaging, available, and committed to bring value to his clients. Yael Shimon-Many – True professional, outstanding legal skills.’

Key clients

mPharma Data Inc.

AppsVillage Australia Ltd.

Semperis Ltd.

SOMPO Holdings

Capri Ventures

Healthymize

Swiftt Development Ltd.

Presidio Capital Israel L.P.

KZen Networks (ZenGo)

Constru

Singular Labs

Promo Ltd.

Rookout

Copia

Valin Technologies Ltd.

Newrow, Inc.

Cannomed Medical Cannabis Industries Ltd.

Biosight

Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)

Belive Studios Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Representing Medi-Tate in its $300m sale to Japanese Olympus.
  • Representing Samurai Incubate Inc. in all of its Israeli activities.
  • Advised the controlling shareholders Nayax on a large TASE Tech IPO.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes Tier 2

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz handles the whole range of IP litigation but most notably acts for numerous large multinational clients in trade mark disputes. The practice group is led by Yossi Markovich, an exceptional trade mark litigator and chairman of the IP committee of the Israel Bar Association as well as the American Israel Chamber of Commerce. Clients also benefit from Zeev Pearl's comprehensive scientific knowledge alongside his legal expertise. Other key contacts in the team include Nathaniel Agou, who represents clients both before courts and the Patents, Designs and Trademarks Office, as well as Lee Ardon, a specialist in IP matters pertaining to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Practice head(s):

Zeev Pearl; Yossi Markovich

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Amazing firm, extensive expertise in IP in general and specifically in IP disputes. While different law firms have a very narrow understanding of the market, the competition and limit their legal advice to IP, Pearl Cohen is business oriented, consider the broader picture and has the company’s best interest in mind.’

‘The seamless cooperation between the firm’s IL and US teams is quite significant for us with our worldwide operation, and the firm’s unique approach to IP, high-tech, software and the market in general assists us to make better decision.’

‘Yossi Markovich – the greatest IP litigator in Israel by far. Yossi offers strategy like no other and his ability to predict the outcome of the dispute and the outcome in the market is more than impressing. Yossi’s vision and manner in which he leads his team and offers guidance to clients is incomparable.

‘The cross border team we are working with, professionals in both the US in Israel, are a powerhouse of IP knowledge, legal quality work and unrivalled customer service. I would recommend any technology company the litigation and dispute practice team at Pearl Cohen.’

‘The team is very responsive and attentive.’

‘I work with Nathaniel Agou mostly and he has always helped me a lot.’

Key clients

Mcdonald’s

Microsoft

Nike

Suzuki Motors

BULGARI S.p.A

Levi Strauss & Co.

Armani

F1 Formula One

Otter Products LLC

SodaStream

Soda Club

ESPRESSO CLUB LTD.

Speedo

PharmaNutra S.P.A.

XENEX DISINFECTION SERVICES INC.

Airbus

Klil Industries

Equinom

Estar Technologies Ltd

PSI Ecology

I.M.Segev Industries

Danone

Stabilo

Work highlights

  • Representing Espresso Club Ltd. in a claim against Espresso Mor alleging that the latter’s new packaging constituted trademark infringement and passing off.
  • Represented Soda Stream in a trademark application and rival proceedings against Hadas Filtering Solutions Ltd.
  • Representing PSI Ecology and I.M.Segev Industries in a civil lawsuit filed by Alon Group Ltd. alleging patent infringements.

Israel > Capital markets Tier 3

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz has particular expertise in advising medical cannabis clients, with sources hailing it as ‘the leading firm for cannabis-related matters in Israel'. Other industry specialisms include energy and technology. Group head Ilan Gerzi is highlighted for his experience in dual listings and cannabis-related IPOs. Maria Berkovits is also recommended. The group was recently boosted by the hires of Eyal Niger and Noa Carmel, who joined from Ady Kaplan & Co.

Practice head(s):

Ilan Gerzi

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

They are the type of lawyers and consultants that find constructive solutions and creative ways to conduct a business, instead of blocking your way by quoting the law and regulation.’

This is the leading firm for cannabis-related matters in Israel. They are very connected and are always opening doors and connecting their clients to others. A big team with different specialties.’

‘In my opinion any potential client should know about the team’s professionalism, their most profound knowledge and familiarity with both Israeli and international law.’

‘The team is exceptional from all angles. I am an external director in many companies, so I work with almost all the corporate lawyers in Israel and I prefer to take this team with me to every board. They are professional, hard-working, they work 24/7 and make me feel like I am the only client they have.’

‘Ilan Gerzi stands out as the most unique lawyer in all benchmarks. Ilan never says no to a client; everything and anything is possible, and he never goes home without figuring out a solution, even to the most complicated cases. Also Maria Berkovits, senior partner in corporate, is the same amazing person as Ilan.’

Without exception, I always receive a very personal and professional treatment from Maria and Ilan. Their availability is extremely high. Almost at any time they are available to speak, listen and provide good advice. Ilan and Maria are highly dedicated to my needs and almost always find ways to propose creative solutions to a variety of complex business problems.’

‘Great team; the practice and the people are known for the highest level of service and commitment to the clients as well as for creativity and professionalism. Highly recommended for both litigation and advisory .

‘Performance-oriented people. Professionals, team work to cover all you need. Creative and innovative. Business-driven and oriented.’

Key clients

Phinergy

OPKO HEALTH, INC.

LINEAGE CELL THERAPEUTICS, INC.

Panaxia LABS Israel Ltd.

Together Pharma Ltd.

Medipower Overseas Public Company Limited

Galileo Tech Ltd.

Cannomed Medical Cannabis Industries Ltd.

Ecoland Group

VONETIZE PLC

Credit 24

Shefa Yamim

EasyHotel (of Easy Jet group)

Intellicanna Ltd.

HUB SECURITY LTD.

RAMOT IN THE CITY LTD.

StorageDrop

Migvan

NERATECH MEDIA LTD.

BIRMAN WOOD AND HARDWARE LTD.

Oren Investments AAA LTD.

MEDIVIE THERAPEUTIC LTD.

Avrot Industries LTD.

Infimer LTD.

MAAYAN VENTURES LTD.

KMN Capital Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Phinergy in its NIS200m IPO on the TASE.
  • Advised Advanced Logistics Developments on a merger with HUB Security, as well as on raising $50m in capital from institutional investors.
  • Advised Neratech Media (formerly Somoto) on the split of the company, a merger with Nostromo Energy and on a capital raising.

Israel > Employment Tier 3

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz recently advised a raft of corporate clients and senior employees on employment matters relating to Covid-19, with the firm’s UK and US offices standing as key assets in the creation of multi-jurisdictional strategies. The hi-tech sphere is a core source of work and the firm’s signature IP practice lends itself well to handle technology sector-specific employment issues, such as share plans, non-compete matters and confidentiality issues. Kalia Klein  is noted for her focus on technology-related employment matters.

Practice head(s):

Kalia Klein

Key clients

Ormat Technologies Inc.

Bait Balev Ltd.

Saips Ltd. (bought by Ford)

Brand Industries Ltd.

Hilti (Israel) Ltd.

Hilton

Stratasys Ltd.

Maccabi

Drivenet

Media Force

Krayon

Fiverr

Safe Charge

2B Angel

Organesis

Dexel

Khar Medical

Sompo

Verily

Promo

Scivec

Tcom

Hilti (Israel) Ltd.

Babcom

ThetaRay

2BE

Caesarstone Ltd.

Xmpie

Micro-Swiss Ltd.

Fyber

Work highlights

  • Acted for Maccabi Healthcare Services on labour and employment issues, including on two complex labour cases relating to the employment of Palestinian Authority employees.
  • Acted for Brand Industries on a raft of employment issues, including representing it in a merger with Margal Systems.
  • Advised Lightricks on an employment dispute with a former employee in a case concerning breach of trust and claims of wrongful dismissal.

Israel > Investment and venture capital funds Tier 3

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz provides the full range of legal services to angel investors and venture capitalists, including handling fund formation issues, tax work, regulatory matters and issues relating to alternative investment funds, with a focus on the hi-tech sector. Practice head Atir Jaffe assists both foreign and national entities with the formation of private equity and venture capital funds and handles the related commercial transactions. The team also fields Yael Shimon-Many , who advises venture capital and private equity funds in the technology and life sciences sectors; and senior associate Inbar Friedman , who handles joint ventures and strategic investments.

Practice head(s):

Atir Jaffe

Other key lawyers:

Yael Shimon-Many; Inbar Friedman

Key clients

COPIA Agro & Food Technologies Fund

Benson Oak

Lightricks

Beyond Mobility Ventures

aMoon Velocity

Anna Ventures fund

Medi-Tate

AP Partners

CERTUS Port Automation

mPharma Data

Keshet Broadcasting

Capri Ventures

SOMPO Holdings

Work highlights

  • Advised Benson Oak on the formation of its first investment fund and leading the formation work of Benson Oak’s second fund.
  • Assisted Fundit (2016) Ltd as a platform aiming to accumulate up to $2m investment.
  • Assisted Corporativo Bimbo, S.A. de C.V. as an investor in IL Ventures Limited Partnership.

Israel > Tax Tier 3

Among Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz‘s core strength is its robust cross-border tax capability, which is supported by the firm’s US tax offering in New York. The department advises on a steady stream of domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions and tax planning matters. It is also well versed in negotiating with tax authorities and in handling tax litigation. Senior partner Doron Latzer and New York-based Oz Halabi are the key contacts following the departures of Amit Zomer  to establish his own office in 2021, and department head Henriette Fuchs and senior associate Roy Grilak to join Yaron-Eldar, Paller, Schwartz & Co. Law Offices in 2022.

Practice head(s):

Doron Latzer; Oz Halabi

Testimonials

‘A team that is available and responsive to the client’s needs.’

The team demonstrates a practical and on-the-ball approach.’

Key clients

Alstom Transport SA (and its Israeli subsidiary Citadis Israel Ltd.)

Aerotech UK Ltd

ISS Global A/S

Salesforce UK Ltd (and Salesforce Ireland Ltd)

Forever 21 Israel Ltd

Plasticon Europe BV (and its subsidiary Plasticon Israel Ltd)

Storage Drop Ltd

Greycroft Fund

AXA Fund AVP Early Stage II, SLP

Bombardier Transportation

Navus Ventures B.V. (part of Lely Group)

Velvet Sea Venture Capital Fund, LP

GreyCroft Partners V

Wuhan Dr Laser Technology Corp

Cell Cure (a subsidiary of Lineage Cell Therapeutics)

Scivax Ltd

Impresa Pizzarotti C. S.p.A.

Telit Ltd

C-Stacks Ltd

Cellido Therapeutics BV (partner of Orgenesis Inc/BV)

Spirent Communications Plc

Picafuel Ltd

Z-Square

Kahr Medical Ltd

Apollo Cloud Services LLC

Vektor Partners LLP

Re-Invent VC

Digital Turbine

Work highlights

  • Advised StorageDrop on obtaining tax confirmation for a deferred merger with public company Medivie Therapeutic.
  • Advised Forever 21 Israel on the tax aspects of its bankruptcy.
  • Advised Cell Cure, and its US-based public parent Lineage, on tax challenges relating to the potential restructuring of certain intellectual property in Israel.

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz handles a significant volume of cross-border corporate, commercial and investment fund work. Notably, its offices in the US and UK position it well to advise on deals in North America and Europe — it also benefits from an impressive list of country desks. Oded Kadosh advises emerging growth companies and investors on corporate matters. Yael Baratz, Ilan Gerzi and the ‘client-orientedGuy Lachmann are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Oded Kadosh

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Pearl Cohen is especially known for its strength in IP and technologies in Israel. They have capability in handling M&A and investment involving tech start-ups.’

‘Pearl Cohen’s team is available at flexible times and reliably accommodates the time zone constraints of a global company.’

‘Guy Lachmann is a senior partner at PC. He has significant knowledge and experience in representing VCs and tech start-ups in Israel. He is responsive, client-oriented and very easy to work with. He is trusted by many Japanese clients.’

Key clients

Lightricks Ltd.

Medi-Tate Ltd.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

Unbotify Ltd.

Keshet Broadcasting Ltd.

Quality by Vision Ltd.

Orgenesis Inc. (NASDAQ: ORGS)

BioTime Inc.

aMoon Fund, 83North Fund, EMC Corporation

Cyarx Technologies Ltd. (Siemplify)

Panaxia Pharmaceutical Industries Israel Ltd.

KAHR Medical Ltd.

Healthy Mize

Myndyou

Herodium Investments Ltd.

Convexum

In-Venture (CVC of Sumitomo Corporation)

Brand Industries Ltd.

DeepCube

Marpai, Inc.

Signals Analytics

Datum Dental

C2i Genomics

Lesico US, Inc.

340B Technologies, Inc. (Nuvem)

Work highlights

  • Represented Medi-Tate in its $300m sale to Japan’s Olympus.
  • Acted for DeepCube, an Israeli start-up, on its acquisition by Nano Dimension.
  • Advised Connatix Holdings on a significant investment made into the company by Court Square Capital Partners.

Israel > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 5

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz is highly reputed for IP litigation and its team is also adept at representing clients in other contractual and commercial disputes, such as matters pertaining to securities, public offerings, corporate restructurings and real estate. Department-head Benjamin Baratz  is able to draw on the firm’s established presence in the US to provide cross-border services. Baratz is a seasoned litigator with four decades of experience handling civil and commercial disputes, as well as liquidation and insolvency proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Benjamin Baratz

Other key lawyers:

Tal Rotman; Israel Bachar; Omer Kelner; Tal Ron

Key clients

Carmel Olefins

Gadiv Petrochemical Industries Ltd.

David Federman

I.D. Federman Holdings Ltd.

Gima Investments Ltd.

Petrol Investments Ltd.

Petco Investments Ltd.

SciVac Ltd.

Immune Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Mr Phillippe Grumbach

Telit Wireless Services Ltd.

Mobile BD Israel

Uvphone

Mr Moshe Segal

Atura

Way of Life Cannabis Ltd.

Ms Pnina Rosenblum

Pnina Rosenblum, CBD Products Ltd.

Bit2c Ltd

Tal Brody

Bank Mizrahi – Tefahot

Bank Discount

Bank Hapoalim

Work highlights

  • Representing Discount Bank and Mercantile in a dispute before the Supreme Court, regarding deposit of cryptocurrencies.
  • Representing Immunovative Therapies in several proceedings against its shareholders.
  • Acting for Scope Metals Group in a dispute related to supply of products for construction of a power station.

Israel > Infrastructure

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz‘s infrastructure practice has gained traction since the arrival of energy and infrastructure head Micha Tollman in 2020; he added strong experience in defence, transport and energy PPPs.

The firm: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz (“Pearl Cohen”) is an international law and patent firm with offices in Israel (Tel-Aviv, Haifa), the United States (New York, Los Angeles, Boston), and the United Kingdom (London).  Due to the firm’s unique global presence, it has an extraordinary reputation dealing with cross-border issues in the areas of commercial law (Hi-tech transactions, capital markets, M&A, taxation), litigation, and intellectual property, a field in which the firm is considered to be the leading and most distinguished in Israel.

The firm represents businesses, technology-oriented companies, and investors from both local and international markets, including Fortune 500 and small-cap emerging companies, startups and entrepreneurs, companies traded on Israeli and worldwide stock markets, academic research institutions, and government-related entities. Our international team strive to remain at the cutting edge of our specialist areas of expertise by providing our clients with innovative resolutions to legal problems. Our knowledge and experience across a broad range of legal issues uniquely positions us to offer tailor-made legal and professional solutions to clients that combine numerous practice areas and industries across multiple jurisdictions.

The Pearl Cohen Advantage: full service global firm: Our professionals constitute one global team. We collaborate seamlessly to bring the highest level of service and experience to our clients, who benefit from our professionals’ diverse backgrounds and intimate knowledge of cutting-edge technologies. We are dedicated to helping our clients thrive in today’s business environment.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Intellectual Property and Patents Mark S. Cohen
Patents Yoav Alkalay
Employment and Labor Group Kalia Klein
Capital Markets Maria Berkovits
Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Benjamin Baratz
Corporate and M&A, Licensing Yael Baratz
IP Litigation Nathaniel Agou
Patents, Designs and Intellectual Property Litigation Yosi Barkai
Corporate Lior Baruch
Corporate and Commercial Litigation Galit Bonet
Corporate and Licensing Adar Altman
Trademarks and Designs Todd Braverman
Russia and CIS, Ibero-America Meny Broid
Corporate and Licensing Yitzchak Chamudot
Trademarks and Designs Dor Cohen Zedek
US Business Immigration Ari Farkas
Patents Brenda Flockhart-Shanks
Tax Henriette Fuchs
Corporate Finance and Securities Ilan Gerzi
Infrastructure and Project Finance Ittai Gross
Tax Dr. Oz Halabi
Internet, Cyber & Copyright Dotan Hammer
Corporate, M&A, Capital Markets and Securities, and Commercial Litigation Yohai Hurvitz
Hi-Tech, Venture Capital and Private Equity Atir Jaffe
Hi-Tech Oded Kadosh
Internet, Cyber & Copyright Tal Kaplan
Life Sciences Richard Korn
Hi-Tech Guy Lachmann
Corporate and M&A, Venture Capital and Private Equity Doron Latzer
Patent Litigation David Loewenstein
Trademarks, Litigation and Designs Anat Mandel
IP Litigation Yossi Markovich
Patents Brendan Mee
Patent Litigation and Post Grant Proceedings Daniel J Melman
Corporate and Commercial Guy Milhalter
Russia and CIS, Ibero-America Anna Moshe
Copyrights Veronica Munoz
Patent Netta Nashilevich
Corporate and Licensing Michael B Nussbaum
Life Sciences Jonathan Passner
Intellectual Property and Patents Zeev Pearl
Corporate and Licensing Inbal Perlstein-Mandelbaum
Patents, Designs, Patent Litigation and Post Grant Proceedings Caleb Pollack
U.S. Employment and Benefits, US Business Immigration Francine Alfandary
Life Sciences Craig Puckett
Licensing Hili Rashkovan
Copyrights Haim Ravia
Patent, Patent Litigation, and U.S. Patent Office Litigation Nathan D Renov
Commercial Litigation Tal Rotman
Commercial Amir Sadeh
Corporate and Employment Sagit Sazgar
Real Estate Sagit Shahmoon
Hi-Tech Yael Shimon-Many
Patent Litigation and Post Grant Proceedings Clyde Shuman
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs Groups Doron Sieradzki
Hi-Tech, Corporate, Securities and Commercial Hadar Solomon
Corporate and Licensing Joel Stein
Corporate Finance & Securities Benjamin Waltuch
Patent and Intellectual Property Assaf Weiler
Corporate and Licensing Yossi Weinstock
Intellectual Property Morey B Wildes
Antitrust and Competition Tzahi I Yagur
IP Litigation Guy Yonay
Capital Markets and Securities Nir Zohar
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Nathaniel Agou  photo Nathaniel Agou Nathaniel has extensive experience in dispute resolution, with an emphasis on intellectual…
Francine Alfandary  photo Francine Alfandary Francine has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, financing rounds, joint ventures,…
Yoav Alkaly  photo Yoav Alkaly For more than 15 years Yoav has been advising clients on various…
Adar Altman  photo Adar Altman She joined the Corporate Group as an associate upon completing her internship…
Israel Bachar  photo Israel Bachar Partner
Benjamin Baratz  photo Benjamin Baratz Benjamin Baratz is a Senior Partner and Chair of the Israel Business…
Yael Baratz  photo Yael Baratz Yael Baratz is a Senior Partner and Chair of the Corporate &…
Yosi Barkai  photo Yosi Barkai Yosi’s practice focuses on patent drafting and prosecution in various fields of…
Lior Baruch  photo Lior Baruch Lior Baruch is a Partner in the Corporate Group of Pearl Cohen’s…
Maria Berkovits  photo Maria Berkovits Maria Berkovits is a Partner in the Capital Markets and Securities Group…
Barak Bing  photo Barak Bing Partner
Galit Bonet  photo Galit Bonet Galit has 30 years of experience in corporate and commercial law, intellectual…
Todd Braveman  photo Todd Braveman Todd’s practice primarily focuses on achieving client business objectives in connection with…
Meny Broid  photo Meny Broid Meny’s main areas of expertise consist of commercial and corporate law, agency…
Yitzchak Chamudot  photo Yitzchak Chamudot Yitzhak Chamudot is a Partner of the Corporate and Licensing Group in…
Mark S. Cohen  photo Mark S. Cohen Mark’s practice focuses on patent prosecution in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biological, and…
Nachman Cohen Zedek photo Nachman Cohen ZedekNachman is the son of the late S. Cohen Zedek who established…
Dor Cohen Zedek  photo Dor Cohen Zedek Dor’s clients include a variety of multinational companies, as well as Israeli…
Michal Dagan  photo Michal Dagan Michal’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation and corporate and commercial…
Ari Farkas  photo Ari Farkas Ari advises clients on business immigration matters as well as employment authorization…
Brenda Flockhart-Shanks  photo Brenda Flockhart-Shanks Her areas of concentration include patent prosecution, licensing, patent validity and infringement…
Idan Frydman  photo Idan Frydman Idan advises multinational clients, alongside local companies, in various fields of technologies,…
Henriette Fuchs  photo Henriette Fuchs Henriette Fuchs is Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen’s Tel Aviv office and…
Aliza Gabizon Gilboa  photo Aliza Gabizon Gilboa Partner
Ilan Gerzi  photo Ilan Gerzi Ilan Gerzi is a Senior Partner at Pearl Cohen’s Tel Aviv Office…
Ittai Gross  photo Ittai Gross Ittai’s practice focuses on infrastructure projects (PPP, BOT, PFI projects etc.), in…
Dr Oz Halabi  photo Dr Oz Halabi Oz is a highly experienced tax attorney engaging primarily in US domestic…
Dotan Hammer  photo Dotan Hammer Dotan’s practices include software and website licenses and user agreements, digital (electronic)…
Yohai Hurvitz  photo Yohai Hurvitz Yohai is highly experienced in M&A and commercial transactions and his main…
Atir Jaffe  photo Atir Jaffe With almost 20 years’ experience, Atir’s practice focuses on hi-tech, media, communication…
Oded Kadosh  photo Oded Kadosh Oded has a diverse transactional, corporate and commercial counseling practice with an…
Tal Kaplan photo Tal KaplanTal’s practice includes commercial litigation specifically in copyright infringement issues, domain names and…
Omer Kelner  photo Omer Kelner Partner
Kalia Klein photo Kalia KleinRelying on her 20 years of legal experience, Kalia and her group…
Richard Korn  photo Richard Korn With over twenty years of patent practice, Richard has acquired expertise in…
Guy Lachmann  photo Guy Lachmann Guy’s practice focuses on hi-tech, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and…
Maya Lakstein  photo Maya Lakstein Maya has extensive experience of more than seventeen years in M&A and…
Doron Latzer  photo Doron Latzer Doron has over 24 years of commercial and corporate law experience working…
Abishag Levy  photo Abishag Levy Abishag represents Israeli and international clients in Trademark prosecution and enforcement proceedings in…
Dr. Hao Li   photo Dr. Hao Li Dr. Hao’s practice focuses on U.S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution…
David Loewenstein  photo David Loewenstein He has over 25 years of patent and intellectual property litigation experience…
Anat Mandel  photo Anat Mandel Anat represents Israeli and international clients in litigation and enforcement proceedings in…
Yossi Markovich  photo Yossi Markovich Yossi specializes in dispute resolution, with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation.…
Brendan Mee  photo Brendan Mee A Chemical Engineer, and former Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and…
Daniel J. Melman  photo Daniel J. Melman He is an experienced intellectual property litigation and trial attorney, with a…
Guy Mihalter  photo Guy Mihalter Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Guy ran a solo practice in Washington,…
Anna Moshe  photo Anna Moshe Anna Moshe is a Senior Partner and Chair of the Russian and…
Veronica M. Munoz  photo Veronica M. Munoz
Netta Nashilevich  photo Netta Nashilevich Netta has more than 15 years of extensive experience representing international clients…
Inbal Navot-Eisenthal  photo Inbal Navot-Eisenthal  Inbal has over 10 years of experience in handling various intellectual property…
Michael B. Nussbaum  photo Michael B. Nussbaum Michael Nussbaum is a Partner in the Corporate and Licensing Group in…
Darie Ofek  photo Darie Ofek Darie has expertise in a multitude of domestic and international transactions. He…
Michel Ohayon  photo Michel Ohayon Michel is Senior Counsel in the Corporate and Capital Markets Group at…
Jonathan M. Passner  photo Jonathan M. Passner His practice focuses on patent matters in the areas of biotechnology, medical…
Zeev Pearl  photo Zeev Pearl Zeev’s multifaceted practice includes the representation of global companies protecting and enforcing…
Inbal Perlstein-Mandelbaum  photo Inbal Perlstein-Mandelbaum Inbal Perlstein-Mandelbaum is a Partner in the Corporate and Licensing Groups of…
Caleb Pollak  photo Caleb Pollak He manages and prosecutes utility and design patent matters for large and…
Craig Puckett  photo Craig Puckett He has substantial experience counseling clients on developing their worldwide patent portfolio…
Hili Rashkovan  photo Hili Rashkovan Hili Rashkovan is a Partner in the Corporate and Licensing Group of…
Haim Ravia  photo Haim Ravia As such, he deals extensively with cyber and Internet law, privacy and…
Nathan D. Renov  photo Nathan D. Renov Nathan advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property (IP) protection, and…
Michal Rom  photo Michal Rom Michal specializes mainly in the clinical trial and licensing fields and handles…
Tal Ron  photo Tal Ron Partner
Tal Rotman  photo Tal Rotman Tal is a highly seasoned and uniquely diversified attorney with extensive experience…
Amir Sadeh  photo Amir Sadeh Amir counsels corporate clients on a variety of commercial, corporate and strategic…
Sagit Sazgar  photo Sagit Sazgar Sagit Sazgar is a Partner in the Employment Group in Pearl Cohen’s…
Sagit Shahmoon  photo Sagit Shahmoon Sagit Shahmoon is a Partner at Pearl Cohen’s Real Estate Group. Sagit’s…
Yael Shimon-Many  photo Yael Shimon-Many Yael’s practice focuses on private equity investments, M&A transactions and intellectual property…
Keren Shmueli  photo Keren Shmueli Keren engages in a diverse corporate practice encompassing a broad range of…
Clyde Shuman  photo Clyde Shuman Clyde has been litigating intellectual property disputes for over 20 years. He…
Doron Sieradzki  photo Doron Sieradzki Doron Sieradzki is a Partner in the Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Designs, and…
Neil Smollet  photo Neil Smollet Partner
Ilana Soloducho Kashmir  photo Ilana Soloducho Kashmir Partner
Hadar Solomon photo Hadar SolomonHadar Solomon is a Partner in the Hi-Tech, Corporate, Securities and Commercial…
Joel Stein  photo Joel Stein Joel (Jody) Stein is a Partner in the Corporate and Licensing Group…
Micha Tollman  photo Micha Tollman Partner
Tamar Van Der Boom, Ph.D.  photo Tamar Van Der Boom, Ph.D. Senior Patent Agent/Attorney
Kelly Virdee-Crofts  photo Kelly Virdee-Crofts Kelly Virdee-Crofts is a Senior Patent Attorney at Pearl Cohen’s London office…
Karin Vishinsky  photo Karin Vishinsky Karin Vishinsky is a Partner in the Corporate Litigation Group in Pearl…
Benjamin Waltuch  photo Benjamin Waltuch His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border transactions including each of the…
Assaf Weiler  photo Assaf Weiler He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales…
Yossi Weinstock  photo Yossi Weinstock Yossi Weinstock is a Partner in the Corporate and Licensing Group of…
Morey B. Wildes  photo Morey B. Wildes orey’s focus is counseling clients seeking patent, trademark and trade secret rights.…
Tzahi I. Yagur  photo Tzahi I. Yagur Tzahi represents leading Israeli and international groups in issues related to monopolies,…
Guy Yonay  photo Guy Yonay Guy focuses his practice on patent litigation and adversarial proceedings before the…
Nir Zohar  photo Nir Zohar Nir represents private and public companies in a wide array of aspects…
Amit Zomer  photo Amit Zomer Partner
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