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Intellectual Property
Intellectual PropertyWith the rapid advances in technology, the reputation of Israel’s high-tech and life science industries has come to be recognized as a valuable national resource, supplying a major impetus to the country’s economy. Israel’s tradition of creativity and entrepreneurial drive combined with an individual sense of responsibility for achievement have propelled the relatively small country to a world presence in scientific and technological development. In a recent survey, Israel ranked number six worldwide as a country that was awarded the most patents by the US Patent Office on a per capita basis. Israel is a member state of the Paris Convention, the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Berne Convention, the Universal Copyright Convention, international trademark conventions including Madrid, Nice, Lisbon and Strasbourg Agreements, and has effected TRIPS-related legislation to advance harmonization of international protection of intellectual property rights.  Israel’s active and modern Patent and Trademark Office affords protection for patents, trademarks and design registrations to applicants from around the world.  Shibolet understands that intellectual property rights are one of the most valuable assets belonging to a start-up company or a mature enterprise engaging in continued research and development.  Along with a strong focus on the intellectual property rights in the development of hardware and software, the firm’s expertise has successfully expanded to include the burgeoning market of biotech and life sciences. The firm’s attorneys are active and highly knowledgeable in the ever-growing body of laws and regulations pertaining to this industry.  The scope of services offered by the firm’s Intellectual Property team include:Review of patents, trademarks, copyrights and design applications, and evaluation for potential exposure to domestic and foreign infringement claims, including pre-registration searches and patentability opinions; Expert patent drafting and evaluation by patent attorneys and technical experts in the fields of: computers, electronics, communications, power systems, mechanics, optics, physics, semi-conductors, biomedical engineering, biochemistry and biology; Filing and registration of IP rights with all patent offices and administrative bodies, such as the PCT, Israel PTO, USPTO and other patent offices and official registrars worldwide; Formation of joint ventures and other partnership entities; Engagement in a wide range of intellectual property litigation to ensure effective enforcement of IP rights before all judicial and administrative bodies in Israel and worldwide, including infringement actions and opposition proceedings; Support services for operational frameworks in order to enable client flexibility in the global market by way of, inter alia, assignments, sale and acquisition agreements, non-disclosure agreements, licensing, confidentiality, and employment agreements adapted for each individual client; Maintaining contacts with local agents all over the world for successful prosecution and enforcement of IP rights; Negotiatiing and drafting technology-related agreements involving software and product licenses, broadcast and communications agreements, multi-media development and Internet matters; Due diligence evaluations.
Corporate and M&A
Shibolet provides full service legal counsel backed by years of experience and acquired expertise. The firm’s practice serves a broad spectrum of clients from companies traded on domestic and international stock exchanges, public utilities, institutional investors and large corporations, venture capital funds, major banking and financial institutions to start-ups, closely held companies, private individuals and investors.
High-Tech and Venture Capital
Shibolet & Co.'s high-tech and venture capital practice is among the largest and most recognized in Israel, as more than half of the firm's entire practice is high-tech related, the high-tech and venture capital practice group includes eight dedicated high-tech partners and overall the firm puts forward more than 50 professionals that are involved on a daily basis in the various aspects of the Israeli high-tech industry. Shibolet 's high-tech practice encompasses all aspects and areas of technology from research and development to technology transfer, commercialization of technologies , high-tech manufacturing, fund formation and  investment activities. For over three decades, the firm has represented entrepreneurs, start-ups, mature technology companies, venture capital funds, multi-nationals, angel investors and corporate investors for all their M&A and other transactional and financing needs. Shibolet provides its technology clients, both start-ups and mature companies, a full range of services, including corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, complex cross border commercial transactions, intellectual property, tax, litigation, labor and employment and environmental law advice. Shibolet has established some of Israel’s leading venture capital funds and represents them and other domestic and foreign funds through their investments and due diligence processes. The firm has special expertise in this practice from the early days of the Israeli venture capital industry and acts extensively on behalf of major Israeli, U.S. and European venture capital funds with respect to their investments in portfolio companies. Shibolet has acted as legal advisor to the Technological Incubator Program of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) since its inception, and has served for many years as special counsel to the OCS. The firm represents a number of privatized technological incubators.Shibolet also boasts extensive expertise in structuring alliances, joint development and joint venture agreements among various high-tech companies, and in the negotiation and drafting of complex technology and IP-related transactions, including licensing, OEM and technology transfer agreements. The firm has also a special expertise in representation both of, and versus, technology transfer or commercialization offices (TTOs) of universities and academic research institutionsShibolet's high-tech practice has special dedicated expertise in most of the high-tech vertical sectors Israel, from semiconductors to communication, enterprise software, mobile applications, gaming, internet & new media, cleantech, medical devices and life sciences. Probably more than any other firm in Israel – Shibolet's high-tech partners have an overwhelming experience in cross-border transactional work, extensively representing clients not only in or from the U.S. and Europe, but also China, Japan, Korea, India and many other countries in Asia and Africa.   The firm has special expertise in representing multinationals and their subsidiaries in their activities in Israel, and acting as legal counsel regarding, among others, their intellectual property structure, R&D and governmental grants, regulatory approvals and tax issues. Shibolet's high-tech group, in cooperation with the U.S. firm Fenwick & West, issues on a regular basis the only survey that covers legal terms of venture capital investments in Israel, and compares them to the practices of the Silicon Valley. For the English version of the Survey (First Half of 2012) click here. For the Hebrew version click here.The partners of the high-tech group are considered to be opinion leaders, and are invited on a regular basis to present and lecture in conferences of the Israeli high-tech industry and frequently publish professional articles in industry and business media.  
In-house Legal Services
- On-going legal In House services for everyday issues to all types of businesses, including high-tech, security and technology companies.- For areas requiring specific and specialized knowledge in legal issues, locating relevant expert lawyers, monitoring services of external lawyers and supervising costs.- Assisting the existing legal department in the company in special projects and within a reasonable budget.\- Assisting in the establishment or re-organization of an in-house legal department, training or supervising new lawyers.
Commercial Law: Security & Defense High-Tech
- International projects, direct sales to governments and via integrators.- Agent and distribution agreements and representation.- Handling RFPs and RFIs – response and representation in international and local tenders.- Purchase agreements with sub-contractors in complex projects, SOWs.- Joint ventures and cooperation agreements.- Complex service agreements.- Handling guaranties.- Transferring, sharing and selling of technology, hardware and software, royalties, etc.- Representation and mediation in local and international legal and business disputes. 
China Practice
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China Practice Shibolet & Co. was one of the first Israeli law firms to provide legal services for Israeli investors in China, and the first Israeli law firm to establish a presence in China. Over the past decade, Shibolet’s lawyers have provided legal services in various types of business transactions involving both Chinese and Israeli clients, gaining extensive experience in the Chinese legal system and business environment. Our team is comprised of premier lawyers with broad legal experience in China, including International lawyers who were involved in the biggest M&A deal of a Chinese entity in Israel, as well as, Chinese speaking Israeli lawyers, enabling us to offer the most professional, efficient and comprehensive legal services to our clients.  In addition, Shibolet developed a fruitful cooperation with Da Cheng Law Offices, the biggest law firm in Asia with more than 2,600 lawyers in China and Asia, among them our China practice partner, an Israeli lawyer who is based in Shanghai. Among the services that our attorneys provide are:  Handling wide scale and complex M&A, Investment, Joint Venture and other corporate transactions.Incorporation of legal entities in China under different types of structures such as a Sino-Foreign Joint Venture (JV), a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE), a domestic Chinese company and a Hong Kong Ltd company.Drafting commercial agreements for conducting business in China, including manufacturing, distribution and license agreements.Rendering ongoing legal advice to the companies that are operating their business activities in China.Establishment of venture capital with foreign and Chinese investors.Participation in arbitration proceedings in China International Economic Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC).Strategic planning of investment in the Chinese market.   As part of our global vision and international orientation, we consider our China practice as a fundamental practice in our firm. We believe that the cumulative experience of our experts coupled with our extensive and long-term connections in China make our China practice an excellent choice. 
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