Firms in the spotlight: Reinhold Cohn & Partners

Reinhold Cohn Group (RCG) is the leading intellectual property firm in Israel. As the largest and earliest established IP firm, RCG offers premier expertise in filing, prosecution, renewals, protection, oppositions, opinions, due diligence, freedom to operate, enforcement, litigation, licensing, commercialisation and evaluation, portfolio management and strategic counselling in all areas of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, open source, plant breeders’ rights etc.

The group includes the patent attorneys firm Reinhold Cohn & Partners and the law firm Gilat, Bareket & Co. As a full-service intellectual property firm, Reinhold Cohn Group includes over 200 employees: among them over 55 are patent attorneys and attorneys at law.

The group operates through several professional practices – life sciences and chemistry, hi-tech, mechanics and technology, physics, trademarks and designs.

Reinhold Cohn Group and its team of professionals are internationally renowned for excellence and are continually ranked in the top tiers in leading international and local guides.

The law firm of Gilat, Bareket & Co. is one of the leading intellectual property firms in Israel, specialising in litigation and legal protection of intellectual property rights in patents, technologies, brands, designs, creative works and inventions.

With years of professional experience, Gilat, Bareket & Co. garners recognition for successfully litigating landmark cases and representing domestic and international clients in the areas of its expertise, including patent and trade mark litigation, protection of designs and copyright, structuring and negotiating IP-related contracts and transactions, R&D agreements, licence agreements, knowledge acquisition and technology transfer agreements and agreements vis-à-vis collective rights management societies, enforcement of brand owners’ rights to prevent import and distribution of counterfeits and imitations, investment agreements, obtaining financing from the governmental Office of the Chief Scientist and other institutional investors, non-disclosure agreements, distribution agreements, internet law and strategic co-operation with foreign companies.

In addition, the firm provides general legal assistance in other fields, eg, company law, competition law, antitrust and property law, and successfully represents its clients before the courts in Israel and before the Patents, Designs and Trademarks Registrar.

Reinhold Cohn Group takes pride in the diversity of its clients, which include multinational corporations operating in Israel, large Israeli companies, NASDAQ and other stock exchange companies, academic institutions, start-up companies (at various stages of development), mid-stage corporations, private investors and funds, scientists, entrepreneurs and inventors. Among the firm’s clients, international foreign companies and corporations exclusively seek its services for drafting and filing applications in Israel and in various other jurisdictions. Clients benefit from the services the group offers, based on the implicit appreciation of its expertise in intellectual property, and stemming from the top-quality service extended to each client.

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