ABOUT


Liad Whatstein & Co. is internationally recognized as Israel’s foremost IP firm. We handle all aspects of the IP practice, including litigation and prosecution of patents, trademarks, designs and plant varieties, as well as matters relating to copyright, licensing and distribution. We act in Israel’s most complex IP disputes. The firm also manages large patent and trademark portfolios of major international clients.

We understand the intricacies of IP law and have in-depth knowledge of our clients’ technologies. Our clients are our partners. We understand their strategic business needs and share their values. We are not the run-of-the-mill attorneys or legal “technicians”. Our attorneys are creative, enthusiastic and enjoy the challenges involved in complex litigation. The firm wins high profile, high stake cases and is responsible for some of the most important judicial precedents in IP law in Israel.

In addition to our unrivalled litigation track record, we bring fresh and creative attitude to patent prosecution. We are not merely forwarding translations of Office actions to clients. Our professionals always provide concise analysis and recommendations to assist clients to overcome objections and reduce the number of Office actions until allowance. In addition, we prosecute with litigation in mind. Experienced patent litigation counsel are also involved in patent prosecution to obtain enforceable patents which can be successfully asserted in litigation.

The firm represents a broad range of international clients. It is recognized as the first choice for complex life science litigation and PTO opposition proceedings and represents many of the global international pharmaceutical companies. In addition to acting for the innovative pharmaceutical industry, the firm represents Fortune 500 clients in a broad range of additional industries and technologies including agrochemical and chemistry, medical devices, computer hardware and software, electronics, defense technologies, and others. The State of Israel also entrusted the firm with its high profile patent cases attesting to the firm’s prominent position and recognition by peers.

The firm also handles one of the largest anti-counterfeiting practices in Israel and represents Fortune 500 brand owners, including international companies in the fields of fashion, cosmetics, consumer products, media and entertainment and others. The firm has excellent working relationship with the enforcement agencies and also assisted in developing their working guidelines and procedures.

We take great pride in the professional quality and creativity of our work. The firm is led by Liad Whatstein, one of Israel’s best known IP attorneys who has been internationally acclaimed for his achievements and litigation skills in a career spanning over 25 years. Our professionals are seasoned IP practitioners with wealth of experience and diversified scientific backgrounds.