Liad Whatstein & Co.

Intellectual Property Department

Israel
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What the team is known for

Dynamic firm which has quickly established itself as an impressive entity in the Israeli IP market. Is known for its abilities in handling complex litigation as well as its impressive list of clients from the pharmaceutical industry. Covers all aspects of intellectual property for both domestic and international clients, most notably patent litigation and anti-counterfeiting matters for global brands. Also advises clients in the defence sector on IP protection.

Strengths

Interviewees say that "the attorneys are very thorough, technically savvy, diligent and very hard-working."

Clients appreciate that the team is "caring, pleasant to work with and always ready to explain things."

Work highlights

Represented Pfizer in patent infringement proceedings against Unipharm in relation to the drug Viagra.

Notable practitioners

Liad Whatstein is described by peers as "an amazing litigator and a fierce competitor." He is particularly active in patent opposition and infringement proceedings. Clients highlight both his skill as a litigator and his interpersonal manner, with one saying: "He is incredibly easy to work with and always has our best interests at heart - there is not one bad thing I could say about him."