At APM & Co. our Intellectual Property experts provide clients with guidance and present creative solutions pertaining to all aspects of the protection and exploitation of Intellectual Property. Developing solutions to any IP challenge a client may face, we offer value not only in crafting and negotiating commercial agreements, but also in providing guidance on industry norms and structuring transactions.
We represent companies in all stages of development, from large multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs as well as technological incubators and accelerators. Our IP team has vast experience in advising clients in all industries and fields including biotechnology, medical devices, clean tech, software, electronics, e-commerce and online based services, new media, content and gaming, consumer products, fashion and apparel and entertainment.
Evaluating, structuring and negotiating a wide variety of complex IT and IP oriented transactions, our attorneys also provide clients with strategic advice concerning domestic and international privacy issues, implementation of new business models around open source software, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and the selection, protection, and enforcement of brand names and trademarks.
We have an excellent track record representing clients in IP disputes in the Israeli courts and tribunals, as well as in cross-border IP litigation.
APM & Co. has expertise in the following areas:
- IT and IP transactions.
- Strategic alliances, spin-offs and corporate partnerships.
- Technology joint ventures.
- Cooperation and evaluation development agreements.
- Manufacturing agreements.
- Internet law.
- Copyrights and DMCA issues.
- Acquisition, registration and protection of trademarks and designs.
- Licensing of Intellectual Property.
- Unlawful competition, passing off and unfair competition.
- Open Source software use.
- Privacy concerns and databases.
- Consumer rights.
- Domain Name Registration, Domain Name Disputes.
- Protection of Intellectual Property rights within the scope of employment or contractor relations.
- IP litigation and dispute resolution.
- Office of the Chief Scientist in the Ministry of Economy
News   about this expertise
Be careful, you're being photographed
March 14th, 2018
Almost every store and business has cameras installed. Adv. Rachel Harari Lifshitz, a partner and head of the Labor Law Department, and Adv. Gal Omer, of the Intellectual Property and Privacy Department, have been interviewed about this.
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The new information security regulations are already in the making; are you ready?
December 25th, 2017
The new information security regulations are already in the making - are you ready? Read the article by Adv. Gal Omer of the Intellectual Property Department for "People and Computers" magazine.
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New Draft Guidelines from the Israeli DPA on Transfer of Ownership in a Database
October 19th, 2017
The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority published for public commentary new draft guidelines on the interpretation and implementation of the Privacy Protection Law 5741-1981, in relation to the transfer of ownership of a database, which set extensive standards for privacy protection and data subjects' control of personal data under ...Read More
Publications   about this expertise
Israeli DPA guidelines on workplace surveillance
November 2nd, 2017
On Oct. 17, Israel's data protection authority, which recently changed its name to the Privacy Protection Authority (formerly the ILITA), published guidelines on the use of surveillance cameras in the workplace and in the framework of an employment relationship. The new guidelines constitute supplementary materials to previous guidel...Read More
ILITA's new guidelines on privacy protection in transfer of ownership of a database
October 17th, 2017
On Aug. 13, Israel's DPA, the Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority, published for public comment new draft guidelines on the interpretation and implementation of the Privacy Protection Law 5741-1981, in relation to the transfer of ownership of a database, which set extensive standards for privacy protection and data subj...Read More
APM IP QUARTERLY - SEPTEMBER 2017
September 18th, 2017
Read the full APM IP QUARTERLY - SEPTEMBER 2017.
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Recognition   about this expertise
17 APM & Co. Departments Ranked in the 2014 BDI Edition
May 4th, 2014
Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. was ranked in 17 practice areas in the 2014 edition of BDI, the leading Israeli legal directory.
APM & Co. was ranked within tier 1 in the following practice areas:
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Commercial Law
Receiverships and Liquidations
APM & Co. Ranked in 16 Practice Areas in the DUN'S100 2014 Edition
February 11th, 2014
APM & Co. was ranked in 16 practice areas in the 2014 edition of DUN'S100, a leading and influential Israeli legal directory:
Liquidation and Receivership
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Commercial Law
APM & Co. Named Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2013
November 19th, 2013
As part of the annual competition held by the Global 100, APM & Co. received the 'Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year' award for 2013.
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Presentation   about this expertise
Patent Trolls, Licensing and Case Study
December 22th, 2010
A presentation by Adv. Ian Rostowsky, a partner in our High Tech and Venture Capital department and co-chair of our Intellectual Property practice.
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