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Meitar Law Offices
16 ABBA HILLEL SILVER ROAD
RAMAT GAN 5250608
Israel

Work Department

Technology

Position

Partner

Career

“Managing Intellectual Property Handbook—Based on survey responses, David was voted highest IP Stars ranking in Israel for trademark prosecution, copyright, and strategy and counseling.”

IP Stars Handbook

“Peers describe him as “very, very talented” in the areas of e-commerce and Internet law.”

Chambers and Partners

 

“Widely recognised for his expertise in commercialising IP rights and licensing, and is frequently involved in significant commercial transactions. He heads the technology, licensing and transactional group.”
Chambers and Partners

Top-ranked licensing attorney in Israel. “Very highly regarded”
Meitar has “impressive depth” in its IP practice, “particularly for its work in the online, software, hardware, semiconductor, pharmaceutical and biotech spheres”
IAM 250-The World’s Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Attorneys

“An expert in internet IP”
Chambers and Partners
 
A Notable Practitioner in Intellectual Property. Clients are impressed by his “incisive business decisions and intelligent, assured approach.” 
Chambers and Partners

 

David Mirchin heads Meitar’s Technology Group. David is a leading expert on data protection and privacy issues, as well as on software, open source issues, licensing, trademarks and intellectual property transactions. He represents technology companies, including software developers, SaaS companies, information aggregators and life sciences companies, and advises on establishing privacy compliance programs, as well as on internet, copyright, trademark and intellectual property issues in M&A and other transactions. Prior to moving to Israel, David served as Vice President and General Counsel of SilverPlatter Information, an electronic publisher of bibliographic reference databases for the academic, medical and corporate markets, from 1993 to 2001. SilverPlatter’s main offices were in Boston, London and Amsterdam. Previously, he was a corporate attorney for 6 years in the Boston offices of McDermott, Will & Emery, and Mintz Levin, and prior to that worked as a foreign corporate lawyer in the Tokyo, Japan firm of Konaka, Toyama and Hosoya.

David has spoken widely in the United States, Europe and Israel on data protection, software, licensing and internet issues, including testifying before the Federal Trade Commission on its High-Tech Warranty Project and the U.S. Copyright Office on revisions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as participating in the White House Meeting on Database Protection. He currently teaches a course in “Advanced Licensing” at Tel Aviv University Law School, and previously taught Internet and E-Commerce Law at the Interdisciplinary Law Center in Herzliya and at Boston College Law School. He has written three books on copyright law and licensing issues, and believes that his mother is the only person who has ever read them.

Languages

Hebrew and English

Education

Harvard Law School, MA (J.D. 1983);

Yale University, CT (B.A. History, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1979)

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

Meitar Law Offices‘ trade mark practice manages the portfolios of an extensive range of multinational clients, including some of the most recognisable names in the social media, e-commerce, aviation and cybersecurity sectors. The IP practice is led by Yoav Oestreicher, who previously practised in the US and is well-placed to advise on international IP protection strategies. David Mirchin, who heads up the technology practice, handles licensing agreements and the IP aspects of large M&A transactions in addition to trade mark filing.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

(Leading individuals)

David MirchinMeitar Law Offices

Meitar Law Offices‘ IP practice consistently advises leading global companies and not-for-profit organisations on all aspects of M&A and investment transactions, as well as  distribution and R&D agreements. The firm has an extensive licensing practice and assists innovative Israeli start-ups with licensing out their designs to multinational companies. In addition, it advises multinationals on their activities in the local market. Practice head David Mirchin, who has previously practised in the US and Japan, is well-placed to advise on cross border transactions.