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For more than 25 years, Zeev has been advising clients on a broad range of intellectual property issues, such as IP portfolio development, licensing and adverse licensing, litigation, and commercial transactions.

Zeev is highly recognized among leading ranking guides including, Legal 500, IAM1000, Dun’s 100, and more. For more than 25 years Zeev has been advising clients on a broad range of intellectual property issues including patents and IP portfolio development, licensing in and out, adverse licensing, Standard Essential Patents (SEPs), litigation against competitors and non-practicing entities, and technology driven commercial transactions. Zeev’s clients include major international and Israel based corporations from diverse industries ranging from information technology and IoT to medical devices and pharmaceuticals. His current focus has been on representing clients in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), IoT, renewable energy, deep learning and the application of AI in multiple fields, medical technologies and pharmaceuticals.

Zeev’s multifaceted practice includes the representation of global companies protecting and enforcing their intellectual property in Israel and developing and scouting for technologies in the Startup Nation, the representation of numerous Israel-related and international companies, from publicly traded companies to promising technology start-ups, as their primary global IP counsel, and the representation of US-based and international clients before the USPTO.

After completing his B.Sc. and M.Sc., including a thesis involving the application of analytical chemistry to archaeology, Zeev worked on his Ph.D. thesis in physical chemistry involving the application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to visualization of fluid mixing processes while completing his law degree. At the time he decided to focus his future practice on intellectual property and worked as an in-house IP counsel at Scitex Corporation, then one of Israel’s leading multinational companies. At Scitex, Zeev mastered a range of technologies in the fields of image and information processing and was involved in building and realizing the company’s long-term patent, licensing and litigation strategies.

IAM 300: The World's Leading IP Strategists 2021 Recommended Individual.
IAM 300: The World's Leading IP Strategists 2020 Recommended Attorney.
"Leveraging Pearl Cohen's international footprint and connections, formidable patent expert Zeev Pearl formulates coherent and efficient global IP strategies for clients."
"Possesses exceptional business acumen and adopts a practical mindset, completing unfailingly accurate work with great timeliness."
A 2020 IAM 1000 Recommended Lawyer.
A 2020 Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.
"Zeev Pearl has wide-ranging experience of worldwide IP strategy, including proceedings before the USPTO."
"Managing partner Zeev Pearl is the “standout” practitioner"".
"Zeev Pearl is very well versed in Israeli IP matters, including litigation as well as portfolio development issues.
"Zeev Pearl has ‘impressive knowledge of patent law’ and has also handled trademark prosecution and enforcement for clients 
Managing partner Zeev Pearl is known in the market for being "very successful in US cases for Israeli clients."
Managing partner Zeev Pearl "sets the bar for other IP attorneys with his rich knowledge and extensive experience,"
IAM 300: The World's Leading IP Strategists 2022 Recommended attorney.
Chambers & Partners Global 2022 - Intellectual Property - USA and ISRAEL: Zeev Pearl demonstrates substantial expertise in US IP law and is particularly noted for his advice to Israeli companies. "He is a seasoned patent prosecutor who helps the client to see the end target and helps them get there. Zeev is quick, efficient and gets it done."
Chambers & Partners Global 2023; USA Intellectual Property (Israel) - Foreign expert for Israel; "Zeev Pearl demonstrates substantial expertise in US IP law and is particularly noted for his advice to Israeli companies". IL Intellectual Property - Expertise based abroad in USA; "Zeev Pearl is based in New York and acts as the firm's managing partner. He has a particularly strong track record in IP litigation within Israel, most notably on behalf of pharmaceutical and life science companies".
Recognized by Legal 500 2023 guide as a Leading Individual and Recommended lawyer in the areas of filing and prosecution of patents, Commercial Intellectual property, and Healthcare and life sciences. 'Mr Zeev Pearl is an outstanding mentor and advisor to my new venture. All other professionals in the office provide timely and high quality support.’ 'Zeev Pearl and his team have been supporting us with respect to several IP related projects, litigation/disputes and other matters, which are extremely complex and strategic. They have always done a wonderful job and generated great results for the business.’ ‘Professional attitude.’ ‘Kind and smart.’
Chambers & Partners Global Legal Guide 2024: Israel - Intellectual Property - USA expertise based abroad. USA - Intellectual Property - Foreign expert for Israel.
IAM Global Leaders 2024: Global Leader - USA, New York. Global Leader - Israel.