Dr Omri Rachum-Twaig > FISCHER (FBC & Co.) > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

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Hi-Tech, Technology & Venture Capital, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences & Health Care, Telecom & Media, Cyber & Information Technologies


Dr. Rachum-Twaig is an IP, IT and Cyber partner in FBC’s Corporate Department. Dr. Rachum-Twaig’s practice concentrates on intellectual property, privacy and data protection, information security and commercial cyber issues, as well as technology and information-oriented transactions.

Dr. Rachum-Twaig provides legal counsel to individuals, private companies and public companies with respect to intellectual property, information technology, privacy and data protection, information security, internet law, artificial intelligence and media, and entertainment law, including with respect to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, as well as other related areas, such as commercial cyber issues and dual-use technologies export.

Dr. Rachum-Twaig obtained a Ph.D. (Law) from Tel-Aviv University with a dissertation in intellectual property, focusing on copyright law doctrine and theory, and has published articles in various legal fields in leading academic journals worldwide, which were cited by the Israeli Supreme Court and other academic works. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), certified by (ISC)², the world’s largest cyber security certification association.

Dr. Rachum-Twaig is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, and teaches the commercial cyber law classes in the Tel-Aviv – Berkeley executive L.L.M. program and the Faculty’s L.L.B. program. Dr. Rachum-Twaig is also a research fellow at the Federmann Cyber Security Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dr. Rachum-Twaig was recently recognized as 40 Under 40 by TheMarker, one of Israel’s leading financial magazines. And is the author of “Copyright Law and Derivative Works: Regulating Creativity”, published by Routledge Press.

Prior to joining the firm and to his Ph.D. studies, Dr. Rachum-Twaig clerked for the Hon. Justice Yoram Danziger of the Israel Supreme Court.



Whose Robot is it Anyway?: Liability for Artificial-Intelligence-Based-Robots, 2020 U. ILL. L. REV. (Forthcoming, 2020)


Breaking Into an Empty House: A Theory of Remedies for CFAA Unauthorized Access to Non-Proprietary Information, Alb. L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2019) (with Ohad Somech)

A Function of Creativity: Copyright Protection for Functional Works and Useful Arts, in YORAM DANZIGER BOOK, HAMISHPAT (Forthcoming, 2019) (Hebrew)

The Right-Based View of the Cathedral: Liability Rules and Corrective Justice, 44 Pepperdine L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2017)

Recreating Copyright: The Cognitive Process of Creation and Copyright Law , FORDHAM INTELL. PROP. MEDIA & ENT. L.J. (Forthcoming, 2016)

A Genre Theory of Copyright, 33 SANTA CLARA HIGH TECH. L.J. (2016)

The (Curious) Incident of Copyright Protection of Gourmet Dishes, in FOOD & LAW – LAW SOCIETY & CULTURE (Forthcoming, 2016) (Hebrew)

The Rise of Business Judgment Rule and the fall of the Directors’ Duty of Care, in JOSEF GROSS BOOK 27 (2015) (Hebrew) (With Yoram Danziger)

Specific Performance in the Absence of an Enforceable Contract and the Consent Prism – A Remedial Outlook at Anti-Discrimination Legislation, 38 TEL AVIV U. L. REV. (Iyunei Mishpat) (Forthcoming, 2015) (Hebrew) (With Nimrod Abramov)

Expansion and Contraction as a Legislative Technique: The Case of the Clean Air Act, 2008, 5 HUKIM (2015) (Hebrew) (With Nimrod Abramov)

Control is a Double Edged Sword, and One Edge is Sharper, 2014 U. ILL. J.L. TECH & POL’Y 481 (2014)

Reexamining the Justifications for Directors’ Duty of Care, 35 CORPORATE LAWYER 265 (2014) (With Yoram Danziger)


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 2014


Tel Aviv University, PhD Law, 2017; Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 2013

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Telecoms and media

Widely recognised as a leader in communications law, FISCHER (FBC & Co.) acts for an impressive roster of domestic and multinational names spanning the telecoms, print media, digital media, and audio-visual sectors. A destination practice for regulatory matters, where it frequently represents clients before regulatory agencies and government bodies, it also advises on transactions and litigation. High-profile telecoms and media expert Yoram Bonen anchors a deep bench that also includes Barak Glickman, who is recommended for his broad regulatory expertise; Doron Kol, who advises media clients on libel law and advertising; Yael Riemer, who specialises in IP-related disputes; Amit Dat, whose practice spans IP and IT-related matters; and technology specialist Omri Rachum-Twaig.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

(Next Generation Partners)

Omri Rachum-Twaig  – FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

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.