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Eitan Mehulal Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys
10 ABBA EBAN BLVD.
P.O.B 2081,
HERZLIA
Israel

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner, Head of the Intellectual Property Department

Career

Sally Gillis is a senior partner in Eitan Mehulal Sadot’s Intellectual Property Department and the head of its Patent and Copyright Departments.

Sally is widely recognized for her expertise in a wide range of technologies, such as biotechnology, chemistry, nanotechnology, cleantech and hi-tech, as well as her copyright experience in the publishing and media industries. She advises companies with complex IP portfolios on how to protect and register their IP, and handles due diligences, litigation and dispute resolution.

Sally provides incisive opinions and legal analyses that enable clients to navigate the Israeli legal system and overcome regulatory barriers. She is highly sought-after by clients and foreign attorneys on a wide range of issues relating to intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets), as well as privacy, databases, telecommunications and the Internet.

Sally’s patent practice has been described as “superb” by Legal 500. In 2019, Sally was named one of WIPR’s Influential Women in IP.

Sally is admitted to practise law in Israel, England and Australia. She has written chapters on Israeli Internet law and regulation for a well known English textbook and a chapter on famous marks for a book about trademarks with worldwide distribution.

Sally has served as a member of the Justice Department’s working committees that revised Israel’s Copyright and Trademarks Laws, and is a member of AIPPI and ALAI.

Some of Sally’s notable clients are Albemarle Corporation (U.S.A.); Assa Abloy (Finland, Austria); Covidien (USA, The Netherlands); LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG (Germany); Mallinckrodt LLC (U.S.A.); Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique (France); Safran (France); the Government of the United States of America; Xencor, Inc. (U.S.A.).

Languages

Hebrew, English

Memberships

  • Israel Bar Association, 1996
  • England (Supreme Court of England and Wales), 1992
  • Australia (High Court), 1989; (Supreme Court of Victoria), 1989

Education

  • University of Melbourne, B.A. (Hons.) Phil. Physics, 1988
  • University of Melbourne, L.L.B., 1988

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes

Eitan Mehulal Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys litigates issues arising around IP assets for a long list of domestic and foreign clients. Practice co-head Sally Gillis represents companies from highly regulated sectors such as biotech, chemistry, clean and hi-tech. Co-head Shirley Gal is another specialist in patent matters as well as the strategic development of brands.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

Numerous domestic and international clients seek Eitan Mehulal Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys‘s advice on patent prosecution, but the firm also handles trade mark matters, especially in the retail sector. Head of the patent and copyright department Sally Gillis extends the firm’s reach through her admittance to practice in Australia, and England and Wales. Another expert in patent law and leading the team with Gillis is Shirley Gal, who also heads the trade marks and designs division. Joel Vidal has expertise regarding a wide range of technologies, while Aline Wekselman handles trade mark registrations worldwide. Following a sabbatical, patent attorney Ester Ben-Noon Levy returned to the firm, and the team also welcomed senior associate Yaniv Baum from Dr Shlomo Cohen & Co Law Office.