Mr. Liad Whatstein  

Founding partner, Liad Whatstein & Co. 

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Liad Whatstein is founding partner of Liad Whatstein & Co. and one of Israel’s best-known IP litigators. Liad has been involved in some of Israel’s most complex and widely publicized patent, trademark and copyright disputes. Liad has litigated cases for most innovative pharmaceutical companies in connection with many blockbuster drugs. The State of Israel also assigned with Liad some of its high profile patent litigation cases. In addition, Liad is extensively involved in patent prosecution work and leverages his unrivalled litigation experience to obtain enforceable patents and develop prosecution strategies. Apart from his patent practice, Liad represents many of the world’s leading brand owners in enforcing their trademarks and litigated some of Israel’s landmark copyright cases. Liad has been consistently ranked as a first-tier IP litigator by Chambers, Legal 500, IAM 1000, WTR, WHO’s WHO and other leading directories and was described as a “truly great litigator” and a “celebrated name” who knows how to deliver results to clients. Liad is also a prolific writer and was the Chairman of the IP Chapter of the Israel Bar Association.