E.S. Shimron, I. Molho, Persky & Co.'s intellectual property practice deals extensively with a broad range of IP-related issues, including copyright, broadcasting rights, performers’ rights, plant-breeders’ rights, trademarks, trade secrets, complex software licenses, and patents. Our activities in this field include intellectual property registration, management, drafting agreements and licenses, official proceedings and litigation. The firm represented the plaintiff in the “Dead Sea Scrolls” case, which became a landmark decision in copyright law.
The firm also handles complex litigation cases in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The firm is highly skilled in negotiating and drafting agreements relating to entertainment content and broadcasting rights in Israel and abroad, including large-scale broadcasting-rights agreements, production agreements, complex negotiations regarding collective management of IP rights in Israel and abroad, and agreements with individual producers and performers.
The firm's expertise extends to the legal aspects of software programs as well, including drafting and negotiating complex software licenses. It also has extensive experience dealing with matters related to patented medical or paramedical technology. The firm’s activities in this sphere include drafting distribution and licensing agreements, as well as agreements for conducting clinical trials in Israel and abroad.
Among the firm’s clients in the intellectual property field are: leading production companies, foreign and local broadcasters, technology and biotechnology companies, educational organizations, entertainers, large commercial entities, producers and artists.
The firm enjoys a valuable working relationship with IP departments in leading firms in Europe and the United States, as well as with several patent firms.
Recent Notable Activity in this Field:
Handling of complex biotechnology litigation worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Representation of local companies in agreements concerning broadcasting-right and content acquisition from major content suppliers abroad.
Provision of legal advice regarding clinical trials in Israel and abroad.
Representation of a large telecommunications company in the purchase of content for a new IPTV project.
Consultation for leading media companies related to copyright issues.