Israel Practice

The Start Up Nation boasts more innovation than virtually anywhere else, and the attorneys who comprise Cohen & Gresser’s Israel practice believe that deserves cutting-edge representation.

We represent clients in Israel doing business in the U.S. and international clients doing business in Israel, including public companies, early-stage and late stage private companies, and universities. Our clients work across Israel’s predominant industries including technology (both high tech and FinTech), biomaterials, defense, telecommunications, consumer products, agribusiness, and energy. Our solid grasp on Israeli culture and the Israeli business landscape combined with our legal knowledge and technical skills make us well-positioned to successfully advocate for our clients on a wide variety of cross-border matters.

We take pride in our multi-disciplinary team’s ability to collaborate cohesively to provide representation regarding a broad range of corporate transactions, patent, trademark and other IP-related matters, privacy and data protection matters, and regulatory, investigative, and white collar defense matters, among others.

Karen Bromberg, chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology group and head of the U.S. Global Privacy & Data Security practice, leads the Israel practice and regularly travels to Tel Aviv.

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Mark S Cohen explores the international regulatory landscape with respect to Israeli businesses in an article for the Israel Desks Guide published by Nishlis Legal Marketing.

ILITA (Israeli Law Information and Technology Agency), which sits within the Israeli Ministry of Justice, has announced that companies and other entities can no longer rely on the EU’s “Safe Harbor” framework as a basis for transferring personal data from Israel to the United States. This article discusses the far-reaching implications of the Schrems and ILITA decisions.