Mr Shay Yanovsky > Gross Law Firm – GKH > Tel Aviv 670, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Gross Law Firm – GKH
TEL AVIV 670 1101

Work Department

Hi Tech & Venture Capital, Intellectual Property, Labor Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax


Partner, Hi-Tech & Venture Capital


Shay Yanovsky counsels local and international clients across a range of industries, including software, internet, cyber and social media, blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, ecommerce, telecommunications, biotechnology, medical devices, and cleantech. Shay advises these clients in a variety of issues, including intellectual property, internet and e-commerce, licensing, computer and information systems, telecommunications, open source, information security, privacy law and data protection regulations, as well as in various aspects relating to the Encouragement of Research and Development Law and to dealing with the Office of the Chief Scientist within the Ministry of Economics.

In addition, Shay counsels a variety of local and international companies in the fields of investment advice and investment marketing regulations, as well as other securities related issues, and credit rating agencies activity in Israel. Among others, Shay actively participated in the Knesset’s Economic Committee discussions and various meetings with the Israeli Securities Authority and Ministry of Justice around the regulation of the activity of credit rating agencies in Israel.

Shay joined Gross & Co. in 2008 as an articled clerk, and became an associate in 2009 and partner in 2017. During his studies, Shay was a teaching and research assistant in various courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, and Ono Academic Center, such as Biopharmaceutical Patents, Intellectual Property at the Technological Era, and Service Inventions. In addition, Shay is acting and acted in the past as a teaching assistant at the Hebrew University, Ben Gurion University, the College of Management Academic Studies and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliah in advanced courses to MBA students such as Business Strategy and Strategy Management.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 2009


Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (LLB., with honors, 2008).

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (MBA, executive, majoring in startup funding, 2018)