Luiz BlancPartner Advocate
- LL.B., 2001, Bar Ilan University
Luiz Blanc is a partner and attorney at Gilat, Bareket & Co. Luiz joined the firm in 2000 and has since represented major national and international clients in matters pertaining to intellectual property in a broad variety of sectors and industries.
Luiz’s practice focuses on trademarks, unfair competition, dispute resolution, industrial designs, copyrights, and intellectual property licensing.
Luiz has an extensive track record with respect to litigation and enforcement proceedings before all levels of Israeli courts as well as with respect to opposition, cancellation, revocation and complex prosecution proceedings before the Registrar of Patents, Designs and Trademarks.
During his almost two decades of experience, Luiz has been involved in complex trademark litigation and prosecution proceedings at all court levels and jurisdictions throughout Israel. Due to his extensive experience in trademark matters, locally and internationally renowned companies have consistently appointed Luiz to build their strategies and manage their litigation and enforcement cases in Israel and other jurisdictions, including multi-continental litigation cases.
May 06, 2019
TheMarker: End of proceedings between Habitat International and Habitat Israel. Advocates Rakefet Peled and Luiz Blanc from Gilat, Bareket & Co. representing Habitat International, received a ruling from the President of the Supreme Court, Justice E. Hayut, denying a motion Habitat Israel filed for a further hearing in an attempt to prevent Habitat International from using the name HABITAT in Israel.Read More
December 18, 2018
Globes: "Habitat Israel and Habitat International will share the use of the Habitat trademark". An article about the ruling of the Supreme Court, in which the respondent, Habitat International, was represented by Advocates Luiz Blanc & Rakefet Peled, partners of Gilat, Bareket& Co., of our Group.Read More
November 15, 2017
The Marker: "The battle of the "Habitat" Brand reached a resolution: Two different chains will be permitted to use the same name" An article about this ruling, in which Habitat International S.A. was represented by Advocates Luiz Blanc & Rakefet Peled, partners of Gilat, Bareket& Co., of our group.Read More
Ranking and Recognition
Luiz has been recognized and commended for several years in the prestigious international guide The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000) as well as being ranked in the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP IP Stars).
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000), 2013: A “seasoned litigator…, who also provides strategic and commercial trademark advice”.
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000), 2014: The “personable” Luiz Blanc “stands out from the crowd”.
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000), 2015: Home-grown lawyer Luiz Blanc continues his ascent on the market: “He is an honest, hard worker who takes his cases seriously. Because he is so insightful, he is great to talk shop with.”
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000), 2017: “polished courtroom performer”.