The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Silver - Individuals: litigation
Trailblazing boutique Liad Whatstein & Co consistently provides outstanding services across all areas of intellectual property. A powerhouse the life science industry, the outfit continues to attract big-name players including Merck, Sanofi and Novartis. Founding partner Liad Whatstein is a top-tier litigator with an unparalleled reputation. Over the course of his illustrious career, he has represented many high-profile clients, including major pharmaceutical companies and the State of Israel. “Liad deeply understands case law in different jurisdictions and how to leverage these with Israel. When looking for a global mindset in Israel, he is absolutely the best to go with. He understands complicated technological disciplines and can convey their main messages in simple terms. He is a tremendous attorney.” Working alongside him is Amira Mangelus, who uses her broad skill base in both patent prosecution and litigation work. “Amira is a fabulous attorney. She is knowledgeable, very helpful and responsive.” “Liad and Amira make things easy for their customers. They are up-to-date, involved in strategy and decision making, and take initiative to lead and run operations.” Making his IAM Patent 1000 debut this year is Matti Michel who is noted for his expertise in tech-patent litigation. Well-respected in the Israeli market, he has attracted major tech companies as clients due to his extensive experience in the tech space.