Adv Dr Ziv Rotenberg > Gornitzky & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Gornitzky & Co.
Vitania Tel-Aviv Tower
20 Haharash St. TLV Israel 6761310
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Work Department

Intellectual Property; China Desk; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Technology; Life Sciences; Mergers & Acquisitions




Dr. Ziv Rotenberg is a partner in Gornitzky & Co. who  leads our intellectual property practice.

Ziv’s practice covers all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law, as well as intellectual property strategy. Ziv also has unique expertise in Chinese intellectual property law.

Prior to joining Gorniztky & Co. Ziv worked in China for several years and headed his own intellectual property consulting firm. While there he also obtained his Ph.D. in international law from China University of Political Science and Law. He was also a special adviser to the State of Israel – Ministry of Economy and Industry on intellectual property issues in China and was a mentor for startups at Tsinghua University x-lab and at Chinaccelerator.

Prior to his time in China, Ziv was a senior associate at two of Israel’s leading intellectual property firms and represented domestic and international clients in numerous high-profile intellectual property cases.

Ziv’s practice covers all aspects of intellectual property law – both contentious and non-contentious. He advises clients on complex intellectual property issues, including disputes, transactions and intellectual property strategy. At Gornitzky’s China Desk, Ziv advises clients on intellectual propery and other aspects of doing business in China or with Chinese entities.

Ziv is the author of a guide on intellectual property in China published by the State of Israel – Ministry of Economy and Industry and of several articles on intellectual property in China. He is often invited to speak about intellectual property in various forums.


Hebrew, English and conversational Chinese


Israel Bar Association, 1999


LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1998); M.B.A., Ben Gurion University in the Negev (2002); PH.D. (international law), China University of Political Science and Law (2018)

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

Since its establishment in 2018, Gornitzky & Co.‘s IP practice has quickly developed a reputation for advising on complex, cross border commercial agreements. Primarily focusing on patents, the group advises clients from the medical and software sectors on agreements relating to licensing, asset purchases and distribution rights. Practice head Ziv Rotenberg, who previously led the China office of a highly reputable IP firm, is well-placed to assist local Israeli clients with establishing agreements with Chinese companies in order to manufacture products based on their designs.