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Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office
TEL AVIV 6473926




Amira is one of Israel’s most experienced patent practitioners and a partner at this firm since its inception.
Amira has been involved in major patent oppositions and infringement actions, including matters relating to solid state chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, delivery systems and pharmaceutical formulations. In addition, she has been prosecuting patent applications for some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and manages large patent portfolios.

Amira’s strong litigation experience brings a major advantage when dealing in complex prosecution issues. Amira has additionally worked closely with large pharmaceutical companies and research institutions to develop global prosecution and litigation strategies.

Amira is a graduate of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.Sc.Pharm, 1994) and The College of Management (LL.B., 2004) (M.B.A. 2004). Amira also has hands on lab experience and worked for several years in the Medicinal Chemistry laboratory of the School of Pharmacy at the Hebrew University where she specialized in synthesizing complex organic molecules.

During her law studies, Amira served as associate editor of College of Management Law Review and was also a research and teaching assistant in the “Biotechnology and Law” course in The College of Management.


English, Hebrew


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (B.Sc.Pharm, 1994)
The College of Management (LL.B., 2004) (M.B.A. 2004)


Amira enjoys spending time with her family, taking long walks with her dogs and appreciates a good wine.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes

(Next Generation Partners)

Amira MangelusLiad Whatstein & Co. Law Office

Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office, which has a strong track record in cross-border IP litigation, is ‘simply superior to others’. It represents multinational clients from a variety of sectors in many of the most high-profile disputes relating to brand protection and counterfeit goods. Patent disputes are where the team really shines; both name partner Liad Whatstein, who established the practice in 2014 (having previously led the disputes practice at Dr Shlomo Cohen & Co Law Office), and Amira Mangelus represent some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies in disputes in the life sciences sector.

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

Liad Whatstein & Co. Law Office specialises in IP law, which makes it a natural first choice for many healthcare and life sciences clients operating in Israel. The team is often involved in IP disputes and frequently guides clients through the regulatory regime applicable to their activities, including drug registration and pharmaceutical advertising. Recently, the firm acted for the state of Israel in major IP disputes involving life sciences and healthcare companies. ‘Great trial lawyer’ Liad Whatstein is highly regarded by clients involved in complex litigation involving life sciences issues and broader regulatory matters. Amira Mangelus is a key name for patent litigation.