G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co., Advocates & Patent Attorneys
IP, Patent Law and Litigation
Tali Gat-Falik Adv. and Patent Attorney
Lihi Ashkenazi Adv.
Ran Toar Adv.
Hanna J. Odeh Adv.
Natalie Makhoul Patent Attorney
Itay Kfir Patent Attorney
About G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co., Advocates & Patent Attorneys
G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co. is a boutique law firm that specializes in registration and litigation of intellectual property. The combination between outstanding comprehensive legal services and extensive technological knowledge, especially in the high-tech field, enables the firm to provide its clients with a unique added value and to pursue optimal solutions for each case. G&A is renowned for its professional excellence representing clients before different judicial instances, while maintaining a strategic outlook. The firm is in constant contact with patent offices, lawyers and foreign patent attorneys and is always up-to-date regarding law changes and technological developments.
G&A Glazberg, Applebaum & Co. is acknowledged by numerous national and international guides as a prominent firm in IP law in general and patent law in particular, including ‘Legal 500’ (“Intellectual Property: Filing And Prosecution”), ‘Chambers and Partners’ (“Intelectual Property”), ‘IP Stars’ (“Patent Contentious”), ‘IAM Patent 1000’ (“Firms: Prose-cution” and “Firms: Litigation”), ‘Dun’s 100’ (“Intellectual Property – Patent Prosecution”, “Intellectual Prop-erty –litigation” and “Patent Attorneys”) and ‘BDI Code’ (“Intellectual Property” and “Patent Attorneys”).
Knowledge, Implementation and Service
The firm constantly follows legal and technological developments and is committed to continue learning every day. The legal team thoroughly examines every document, based on the understanding that law and technology undergo constant changes.
G&A believes that only professional application of accrued theoretical knowledge enables an ideal outcome for its clients, while providing each client with a personal service, and adhering to a predefined schedule and budget.
Fields of Specialization
Intellectual property (IP) – G&A offers a range of services in this field, such as handling patent, trademark and design registration in Israel and abroad; handling and developing IP portfolios; IP related dispute management in Israel, including copyright infringement, misappropriation of commercial secrets, enforcement of registered IP rights, and opposition to registrations; disputes relating to Internet domain names (UDRP, IL-DRP); negotiating and drafting license agreements related to IP; and advising on the permitted use of open code software and other creative commons.
G&A registers patents, trademarks and designs in Israel and worldwide, and enforces IP protection in Israel and abroad via foreign colleagues. The firm offers its clients the best possible protection in order to defend their core IP and obtain IP assets through meticulous and cautious planning.
Patents – the patent field requires a deep technological understanding alongside comprehensive knowledge of this unique legal tool, including the changing needs throughout the lifespan of the patent and technology. Thus, the firm maintains high standards of expertise and strives to understand each client’s unique technology, while constantly examining their needs and using a range of existing tools and legal knowledge. G&A assists its clients by drafting and submitting patent applications to various patent institutions worldwide; managing patent prosecutions vis-à-vis the Israeli patent authority and foreign patent offices; managing and developing patent portfolios; managing legal disputes related to patents, including opposing and cancelling patents and enforcement in cases of patent infringement; managing legal disputes related to inventors’ rights`; drafting legal opinions, including freedom to operate, patent validity and patent infringement opinions.
Trademark registration – G&A strives to understand the clients’ commercial and branding needs and identify the brands that the client has an essential interest in protecting, both in Israel and abroad. This identification, along with a profound understanding of the law and the possibilities it affords, enable the firm to create strategic moves for its clients regarding trademarks and their enforcement.
Litigation – G&A believes that managing clients’ affairs in court is a complex art which requires a profound familiarity with the law and practical understanding of the proceedings’ subtleties. The firm is proud of its extensive understanding of the law and rules, as well as with the theoretical concepts on which they rest. Therefore, the legal team constantly follows and studies the law and its developments. The firm believes that combining theory with the client’s practical needs, and with the practical world of legal proceedings, is the key to managing the process optimally.
Adv. and Patent Attorney Ziv Glazberg
Adv. (Israel and New York) and Patent Attorney Ziv Glazberg heads the firm’s intellectual property department, which handles procurement of IP rights, such as patents, designs and trademarks, both in Israel and abroad. He holds a LL.B., a B.A in Computer Science and a B.A in Economics (all with honors) and is highly experienced in the Israeli high-tech industry. Adv. Glazberg is the inventor of nine patents and has published numerous articles in the field of computer science. International law guides have repeatedly listed him as one of the top IP and patent attorneys in Israel. The 2018 edition of the prestigious ‘Chambers and Partners’ guide names Adv. Glazberg as one of the best IP lawyers in Israel. The international guide ‘IAM Patent 1000’ ranked him for patent procurement and patent litigation, and ‘Legal 500’ listed him in its 2018 edition as one of the recommended IP lawyers in Israel.
Adv. Nadav Applebaum
Adv. Nadav Applebaum heads the firm’s litigation department, representing the firm’s clients in legal disputes with an emphasis on IP. Nadav Applebaum holds a LL.B. as well as a B.A. in Psychology and regularly lectures on law and litigation. In order to effectively create a strategy for each and every client, he uses his skills as a lawyer, his experience as an investigator and his academic background in psychology. In 2017, the international ranking guide ‘IAM Patent 1000’ recommended Nadav Applebaum in the field of patent litigation, while noting that he “is an innovative problem solver, with experience handling precedent-setting cases before the Supreme Court”.