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Herzog Fox & Neeman
Herzog Tower
6 Yitzhak Sadeh St.
Tel Aviv 6777506
Israel

Work Department

Commercial
Hi Tech
Intellectual Property 
Licensing
Mergers and Acquisitions

Position

Partner

Career

Gal Eschet is a Partner in the firm’s Hi-Tech Department. Gal joined the firm in 2016 to help lead its technology transaction practice and the development of its recently-established Silicon Valley office. Gal’s practice focuses primarily on cross-border and domestic transactions involving technology and intellectual property. It includes structuring, negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements and strategic intellectual property licenses; representing clients in strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, asset sales, and investments; as well as advising clients on a wide variety of matters relating to intellectual property, development, supply, distribution, IT procurement and services, collaborations, open-source and other matters relevant to technology companies.

Gal represents a wide array of public and private companies, from large established institutional clients to start-up companies. His clients have included companies across industries and technologies, including information technology, software, cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, semiconductors, telecom, medical device, consumer electronics and clean technology, among others.

Gal is licensed to practice law in both California and Israel. Gal is a member of the Mobile and Internet Committee of the California Israel Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, Gal spent twelve years with Morrison & Foerster’s Technology Transactions Group in Silicon Valley, where he also headed the firm’s Israel Desk.  In March 2012, Intel Corporation awarded Gal the Intel Architecture Group’s “Outside Counsel Excellence Award” to recognize his “outstanding support” across a series of deals.

Earlier in his career, Gal held a research position at the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at UC Berkeley; teaching and research positions at the University of Haifa School of Law; and was an articled clerk at the business department of a leading Israeli law firm. Gal was a naval officer in the Israel Defense Forces.

Languages

Hebrew, English

Memberships

California, 2005
Israel, 2003

Education

UC Berkeley, School of Law, LL.M (magna cum laude), 2004; Haifa University, LL.B (summa cum laude), 2002; Haifa University, BA (Economics), 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

The team at Herzog Fox & Neeman advises clients on IP matters in connection with their complex commercial transactions such as M&A and IPO listings and has a particular focus on the gaming and e-commerce sectors. Karen Elburg heads the department and advises clients on all aspects of IP law. She is also a senior editor on INTA’s Trademark Reporter. Gal Eschet is an expert in large domestic and cross-border transactions involving IP, while Adar Bengom (Ortal) handles plant breeders’ rights and IP. Gilad Neeman and Jenia Melkhior left the firm.