Zeev Pearl is Managing Partner and Chair of the STEM 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.