Partner, Head of Legal Practice Advocate, Patent Attorney

26A Habarzel st.
Tel Aviv


Patent star 2022

Trade mark star 2022




Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Trade mark litigation

David Gilat is an Attorney at Law and a Patent Attorney , a Partner in the Reinhold Cohn Group. David has extensive professional experience in the various fields of intellectual property, in particular patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, plant breeders’ rights, distribution agreements and competition law, including litigation, transactions and general consulting on intellectual property issues.

His main fields of expertise include: Technology (particularly chemistry, pharmaceutics, physics, high technology) and branding. David has extensive professional experience in patent and trademark litigation and has been involved in land mark cases.

David also teaches on patent law at the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty as well as at the Inter-Diciplenary Center, Herzlia, and occasionally lectures at international conferences, Israeli academic and professional institutions and other forums.

He is the author of “Experimental Use and Patents” IIC Studies (Vol 16 1995) and served as a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Patent, Copyright and Competition Laws, 1992-3.

Throughout the years, David has authored various chapters on Israel and has been contributing to the World Trademark Review on a regular basis ever since its start.

David is also a co-author of the book “Intellectual property Law in Israel”. The book derives from the chapter on Intellectual Property law in Israel in the Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) published by the internationally renowned “Kluwer Law International”.



  • LL.B., 1990, Tel Aviv University
  • B.Sc. Chemistry, 1986, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Network Memberships: AIPPI, INTA, FICPI


Last updated 14th June 2021