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Yossi Markovich

  • Partner
  • Tel Aviv
Yossi Markovich is a Partner and Chair of the IL IP Litigation Practice Group at Pearl Cohen’s Tel Aviv office. Yossi specializes in dispute resolution, with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation.

BIOGRAPHY

Yossi Markovich is a Partner and Chair of the IL IP Litigation Practice Group at Pearl Cohen’s Tel Aviv office, and Chairman of the IP Committee of the Israel Bar Association and the American – Israel Chamber of Commerce.

Yossi specializes in dispute resolution, with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation. Yossi advises a number of major technology-based companies on a wide range of intellectual property issues involving patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, trade secrets, counterfeiting and unfair competition. Yossi’s experience includes acting on behalf of major global corporations and academic institutions as well as multinational fashion companies, leading hotel chains, prime broadcasting networks, major retail corporations, and government agencies.

Yossi has appeared in intellectual property disputes before the Israel Patents, Designs and Trademarks Office and the entire range of Israeli civil courts and arbitration tribunals, for matters including civil proceedings involving temporary injunctions, seizure orders, oppositions and applications for cancellation, private criminal complaints and administrative actions.

Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Yossi was an intern in the Haifa District Court.

 

A WTR Global Leader.
A 2020 IAM 1000 Recommended Lawyer.
A 2020 Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.
"Yossi Markovich is a key player in patent revocation proceedings in Israel"
”On the litigation side, Yossi Markovich enjoys an outstanding market reputation, with one peer describing him as “a great friend, rival and a true gentleman”.
Yossi has been ranked as a Patent Star and Trademark Star
Yossi Markovich is another venerated figure; he hits his stride in make-or-break cases.
Chambers & Partners Global Leaders 2022 - Yossi Markovich is a Tel Aviv-based lawyer who represents a range of domestic and multinational companies in patent and trade mark infringement proceedings. "He is collegial and a very good litigator."
WTR1000- 2022- Gold - enforcement and litigation "Bringing out the big guns in contentious scenarios is Yossi Markovich, who reportedly handles one-quarter of all trademark litigations in the jurisdiction and famously secured the highest compensation award ever issued in an Israeli anti-counterfeiting suit."