Last Updated March 08, 2019

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Gilat, Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group is the leading intellectual property consulting firm in Israel and offers a broad range of related services and expertise, including protection, asset management, due diligence, litigation and legal services. The firm operates in all areas of IP, such as patents, trade marks, 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., which specialises in litigation and the legal protection of intellectual property rights in patents, technology, brands, designs, creative works and inventions. Gilat, Bareket & Co. employs 24 attorneys at law, several of whom also hold academic degrees in sciences. Key practice areas include filing suits for patent infringement in courts, representing clients before the Patents Registrar, rendering opinions regarding infringement and freedom to operate, and counselling on service intentions. The author would like to thank Keren Lindenfeld and Tomer Rosenfeld, present and past associate attorneys of Gilat, Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group, for their assistance.

Representation before courts and the Registrar is not mandatory. Nevertheless, it is highly recommended. Representation is made solely by lawyers licensed by the Israeli Bar Association. In addition, patent attorneys may, by leave of court, argue in court on non-legal matters related to an invention or a patent, provided that the party’s lawyer is present. In proceedings before the Registrar of Patents, the party may be represented by a licensed patent attorney. 

Following a recent amendment to Bar Association law, foreign lawyers may represent clients in Israel in a limited capacity, namely by counselling on the laws of the jurisdiction in which the foreign lawyer is certified and drafting documents to which the law of the foreign jurisdiction applies. Accordingly, foreign lawyers are not permitted to represent or counsel clients regarding patent infringement litigation in Israel.

Foreign lawyers licensed to represent a party or interrogate witnesses on behalf of a party in a foreign jurisdiction may actively take part in proceedings before an Israeli court for the taking of evidence, pursuant to a foreign state’s letter of request in accordance with the Mutual Legal Assistance Between Countries Law 1998.

Gilat, Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group

26A Habarzel Street
PO Box 13136
Tel-Aviv
Israel
6113101

+972 3 567 2000

+972 3 567 2030

info@gilatadv.co.il www.rcip.co.il/en/gilat-bareket/
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Gilat, Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group is the leading intellectual property consulting firm in Israel and offers a broad range of related services and expertise, including protection, asset management, due diligence, litigation and legal services. The firm operates in all areas of IP, such as patents, trade marks, 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., which specialises in litigation and the legal protection of intellectual property rights in patents, technology, brands, designs, creative works and inventions. Gilat, Bareket & Co. employs 24 attorneys at law, several of whom also hold academic degrees in sciences. Key practice areas include filing suits for patent infringement in courts, representing clients before the Patents Registrar, rendering opinions regarding infringement and freedom to operate, and counselling on service intentions. The author would like to thank Keren Lindenfeld and Tomer Rosenfeld, present and past associate attorneys of Gilat, Bareket & Co., Reinhold Cohn Group, for their assistance.

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