Dr. Ilan Cohn

AIPPI-Israel, Co-chair of the conference organizing committee

Ilan Cohn has many years of experience in the fields of patents and other IP rights. Additionally, in the course of his professional career Dr Cohn has gained significant experience and expertise in turning IP assets, particularly patents, into a first-tier asset. In addition to assisting entrepreneurs, investors and companies in dealing with patent matters, he advises on and prepares a roadmap for building up and making use of intellectual property as strategic assets. He was involved in the establishment of IP-based companies in general, and in the life sciences field in particular, steering the build-up of companies' intellectual property into assets that yield profits to investors and shareholders. He is a member of the board of directors of several such companies and was also a member of the investment committees of venture capital funds and technological incubators.

Dr. Cohn, senior partner, manages the life sciences and chemistry department of Reinhold Cohn & Partners, which includes a large staff of patent attorneys, trainees, paralegals and assistant staff. His experience encompasses many technological disciplines, including industrial, medical and diagnostic biotechnology, drug development, molecular biology, biotechnology-based medicaments, formulations, nanotechnology, high throughput screening methods, genomics, proteomics, chemical and biotechnological processes, natural products and extracts, functional food, agricultural products and homeland security against biological hazards.
In addition, Dr Cohn lectures on IP matters in Israeli academic forums and other forums.
Dr Cohn has been recommended for several years in leading international guides such as IAM strategy 300, Chambers Global Guide, European Legal Experts and Expert Guides (Patent Law Practitioners).

Professional associations
• IsCham