Technology and Life Sciences
Gornitzky's technology and life sciences practice represents and advises a wide array of clients, ranging from global technology companies to early stage start-ups, both domestic and international, as well as funds, "angles" and other various investors in such companies.
As the market develops, our technology and life sciences practice continually grows to advise on the increasing challenges faced by our clients. Our lawyers have expertise and experience in a variety of intellectual property and technology-related transactions including all aspect of the business life cycle, such as structuring and negotiating agreements involving the development and commercialization of intellectual property assets, as well as strategic alliances, OEM and other such corporate partnering agreements.
We deliver the full range of legal solutions to meet the needs of international software, hardware, communications, internet, life sciences and clean-tech businesses operating worldwide.
Our lawyers possess in-depth understanding and experience in structuring and negotiating information technology transactions of varying scope and complexity, from worldwide software development, licensing and outsourcing agreements, to end-user licenses.
In addition, we represent clients in a wide variety of life science transactions, including strategic licensing transactions, development and supply agreements, and technology transfer agreements.
Whilst we advise large corporations, we also work with many smaller businesses supporting them from the early stages of their fundraising and IP development and exploitation through to exit, providing operational, as well as strategic, advice.
In such an essential and highly competitive industry, we supply a Technology and Life Sciences team that is fully integrated with other practice areas, such as our tax and M&A teams and litigation department, such that our clients receive a complete service on all issues related to the high-tech and life sciences sectors.
The Legal 500 2014 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Hi-Tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital law firm, saying the firm "provides comprehensive advice to companies." The guide gave recognition to Gur-Yehuda Savir, Eyal Raz and Yoram Arad as recommended lawyers in this field, recognizing them as "significant figures in the team, which ‘becomes an integral part of the client’s business’."
Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100 2014, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's well-known High-Tech law firms.
BDI Code 2014, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading High-tech law firms.
Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's well-known High-Tech law firms.
The Legal 500 2013 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's recommended Hi-Tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital law firms, "known for its ‘immediate response times, top-quality professionalism and extremely broad industry knowledge’."
BDI Code 2013, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading High-tech law firms.
Chambers Global 2013 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Corporate/M&A firm, and for the first time, the guide also recognized the firm's rising status as an expert High-Tech law firm, naming Gornitzky & Co. a Leading firm in the field of High-Tech, a category within their Corporate/M&A ranking.
The guide recommended the firm's Chairman Pinhas Rubin, Managing Partner Moriel Matalon, and Partner Chaim Friedland as Leading lawyers. Mr. Rubin was described as "Terrific - a really good lawyer" with "a towering reputation for his commercial nous, and advises some of the top names in the Israeli economy." Extensive mention was made of highlights in Mr. Matalon's recent representations and Mr. Friedland was quoted as being "A 'top lawyer' who is highly regarded by both peers and clients."
The Finance Monthly Law Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of "Biotechnology Law Firm of the Year" in Israel. The firm was given recognition for dedicating resources to legal innovation, adding to its expertise and for having performed outstandingly over the last year.
The Legal 500 2012 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's recommended Hi-Tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital law firms, saying, "Gornitzky & Co.’s lawyers display ‘professionalism, and broad and thorough knowledge of the material’. The guide also made mention of several of the firm's notable clients.
Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading High-tech Law firms.
BDI Code 2012, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading High-tech law firms.