Intellectual Property
The IP Group at Naschitz Brandes Amir comprises of highly experienced practitioners lead by former Director of the Israel Patent Office, Commissioner of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (2011 - 2017), Advocate and Patent Attorney Asa Kling. The IP Group members have gained  deep understanding of the essentiality of IP rights in a knowledge driven economy and culture to provide clients with a comprehensive toolkit to deal with an ever-changing landscape where law, technology and creativity meet.
The IP Group at Naschitz Brandes Amir provides a full range of IP related services, such as: strategizing IP portfolios; copyright; prosecution of patents, designs, trademarks, plant breeders' rights and appellations of origin; enforcement; trade secret law; unfair competition; and transactional work including cross border licensing, due diligence reviews and reports and freedom to operate opinions.
As local counsel for foreign multinational corporations, the firm has successfully litigated many high profile claims of intellectual property infringement and ownership disputes. The firm's diverse general practice provides clients with a fully encompassing suit of services having the flexibility to handle overlaps with neighboring fields of the law, such as competition law, labor law or trade secret law.
The unique experience of the IP Group's leader, Mr. Asa Kling, provides clients with insights into the operations of IP offices, especially where cutting edge technologies such as block-chain, artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things and software implemented inventions are concerned. Mr. Asa Kling is well recognized as a leading litigator in courts, arbitrations, mediations and proceedings at the Israel Patent Office which he presided. Mr. Kling has gained a unique perspective on special IP litigation matters, such as patent term extensions (PTE), patent and trademark validity, design rights under the new Israeli Design Law, service inventions and trade secrets.