Eran BareketPartner, Head of Legal Practice Advocate
- LL.B. (cum laude), 1990, Tel Aviv University.
Eran’s main field of expertise is litigation of intellectual property rights (patents, patent term extensions, plant breeders’ rights, copyright, trade secrets, trademarks and designs), unjust enrichment and competition law as well as complex litigations, particularly those involving issues of technology and management of multi jurisdiction IP litigations.
Eran has vast experience appearing before Israeli courts at all levels and before the Patents, Designs, and Trademarks Registrar.
Eran is well-versed in the fields of Intellectual Property; High Technology; Technology Transfer and licensing, Digital Health, Big Data Licensing Competition Law; Agency and Distributorships; Regulatory Law (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices); Defense and Homeland Security Industry and Governmental Companies.
Among his other activities, Eran was involved in the legislative process in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) relating to his expertise (Patents Law and Regulations, Pharmacists Ordinance, Copyright Law), acting on behalf of various entities. He represented the Israeli Bar association at a special forum of professional members of the Patents industry established by the Israeli Patents Office.
Eran serves as a consultant for intellectual property matters to the Accountant General’s Division of the Ministry of Finance of the State of Israel.
Recently Eran was selected to represent the Civil Enforcement Unit of Israel’s Ministry of Justice, which is in charge of inter alia enforcing the State civil rights. Eran’s appointment concerns disputes surrounding invention made by state employees (service inventions).
Eran was elected in the end of 2016 (in elections open to all members of AIPPI Israel organization, who constitute a major part of active Intellectual Property professionals in Israel) to be the secretary of the Israeli AIPPI organization a position he holds to date.
Ranking and Recognition
Eran has been ranked and recommended for several years in leading international guides, such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, WTR 1000, IAM Patent 1000, Managing Intellectual Property, Who is Who Legal and more.
IAM Patents 2020: “Its twin figureheads on the litigation side are the formidable David Gilat and Eran Bareket – supplementary protection certificates expert who match strong academic backgrounds with commercial nous. Gilat impresses for his passion, excellent interpersonal relationships and very professional and efficient manner”.
Chambers and Partners 2020: “Market observers report that Eran Bareket has a very deep understanding of IP law and a high ability to perform in court. He is an outstanding person on all accounts. One source stated: He is a good strategist for litigation. He is singled out for his strength in patent mandates.”