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Seligsohn Gabrieli Benshafrut
YAVNE TOWER, 31 YAVNE ST., P.O.B 1426
TEL AVIV 6101302
Israel

Work Department

Patent Department

Position

Patent Attorney

Career

Eva counsels on the formulation and implementation of IP strategy for a wide range of technologies. She is responsible for the management of IP portfolios of numerous Israeli and foreign clients, including drafting and prosecution of patent applications in Israel and other countries, assessment of freedom to operate and due diligence operations, and representation of foreign clients in front of the Israeli Patent Office.

Her fields of expertise include: 

  • Biotech – genomic, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and microbiology
  • Medical products – therapeutics & diagnostics
  • Agrotechnologies
  • Foodtech and functional foods
  • Cannabis and cannabinoids-based products

Eva has extensive experience and knowledge in R&D projects and basic research in the fields of molecular medicine, diagnostics, genetics, pharmacogenetics, personalized medicine, and drug development, as a researcher, research director and mentor of graduate students.

Eva graduated from the Hebrew University with B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Life Sciences, and a Ph.D. from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NCI, NIH, USA, and later at Sacco University Hospital in Milan. She further served several roles at the Sheba Medical Center, the largest university hospital in Israel.

In the second part of the career, Eva specialized as a patent attorney in the fields of Life Sciences, Chemistry and Biotech. In the recent years, she became involved in a growing number of projects in the field of cannabis, including protection of specific strains, production methods, formulations of isolated cannabinoids and whole plant extracts for use as medical or herbal products, for specific clinical indications, food supplements or as cosmetic products, as well as specific methods and devices for this type of products.

Languages

Hebrew

Education

Ph.D., Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL (1990)

M.Sc., Oceanography Department, Hebrew University, ISRAEL (1985)

B.Sc., Biology/ Biological Sciences, Hebrew University, ISRAEL (1982)

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

From initial consultation to patent term extension, Seligsohn Gabrieli & Co assists start-ups, tech companies, foreign and domestic companies as well as research institutions with the entire patent life-cycle. The patent practice (known as Seligsohn Gabrieli Benshafrut) is led by a recent newcomer to the firm but longstanding and prominent practitioner Ronnie Benshafrut, who is an expert in patent strategies especially in the life sciences and chemistry sectors. Alongside him, Eva Gak is a specialist in advising on research and development projects, and has particular industry expertise in agrotech, biotech, foodtech, medical products, and cannabis. She was another recent hire together with Gerald Kain, all three having joined the firm from Reinhold Cohn & Partners. The trade mark team is led by Nahum Gabrieli and Ehud Gabrieli which is regularly instructed in trade mark transactions, licensing, trade dress and domain names, copyright and designs matters.