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Managing Partner and Chair of the Technology Medical and Telecom Practice Group
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 Pearl is Managing Partner and Chair of the Technology Medical and Telecom Practice Group. 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 represented a multinational healthcare company in patent proceedings before the registrar concerning the applicability of Israeli law to biologics as opposed to chemical drugs. Pearl has also handled opposition proceedings for client such as Dimerix Bioscience PTY and CSL Behring.
In a stand-out matter, Zeev Pearl and Hili Rashkovan advised Phinergy on a $73m out-licensing agreement with China's Yunnan Aluminium.
Managing partner Zeev Pearl handles worldwide patent applications for Sanofi and also handles Israeli patent applications for another prominent international pharmaceuticals company.
"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,"