Sally  Gillis



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Sally Gillis is a partner in Naschitz Brandes Amir’s Intellectual Property practice, where she represents clients in high-profile patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and internet law matters in Israel and abroad. Sally has extensive experience advising companies with complex IP portfolios and she is known for her incisive legal analyses enabling clients to navigate the Israeli legal system and overcome regulatory barriers. Her opinions are highly sought by clients and foreign attorneys in all areas of intellectual property and related fields.

Sally and her patent practice have been described as “superb” by The Legal 500. She was named among WIPR’s Influential Women in IP for 2019. Sally served as a member of the Ministry of Justice working committees for the revision of Israel’s copyright and trademark laws and is a member of AIPPI. Her publications include chapters on Israeli law in the textbook “Internet Law and Regulation”, Sweet & Maxwell (2nd to 4th editions). In 2023, Sally was recognized as a 'Trade mark star' by Managing IP, a leading ranking directory for intellectual property professionals.

  • Representation of Albemarle Corporation since 2005 in patent opposition and cancellation proceedings.
  • Representation of the British Broadcasting Commission in blanket license negotiations with collecting societies.
  • Representation of Telecom Finland in consortium negotiations for a cellular network operations tender.
  • Representation of Shlomo Hillel (dec)., former Speaker of the Knesset and Government Minister, in film option deal.
  • Representation of Inbal Arieli in worldwide publishing agreement with Harper Collins.
  • Advising Oracle Corporation regarding the use of artificial intelligence to create musical works based on the “DNA” of an existing collection of songs.

B.A. (Hons.) Phil. Physics., University of Melbourne (1988)
LL.B., University of Melbourne (1988)


Israel (1996)
Supreme Court of England and Wales (1992)
High Court of Australia (1989)
Supreme Court of Victoria (1989)