High-Tech and Venture Capital

Our firm’s HighTech Department works very closely with our clients throughout the entire life-cycle of their venture, starting with the early stages of incorporation, fund raising and structuring of their business model, through ongoing activities such as technology licensing, maturity, exit transactions and liquidity.

Our practice includes corporate structure planning, founders’ agreement and various types of financing transactions (including equity, debt, Convertible Instruments, SAFEs, and others).

Our HighTech department has extensive experience also in share and option incentive plans; equity buy-back and repurchase plans; executive management, board of directors and shareholders’ operations; corporate governance and the corporate regulatory environment; directors’ and officers’ duties and liabilities; interested-party transactions; ongoing day-to-day corporate maintenance, corporate reporting and other regulatory requirements; registration and establishment in Israel of foreign-owned subsidiaries; mergers and acquisitions; and winding up of corporate entities.

The department is consistently listed in the top tier rankings of law firms as a leading department in its field.

 Licenses and Technology Transactions. Leveraging our very unique and extensive technical knowledge and understanding, as well as business insight, we accompany our clients in structuring, preparing and negotiating licenses, subscription, SaaS and all types of technology and Intellectual-Property transactions.   We advise our clients on licensing of patents, software, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and other forms of intellectual property relating, among other, to computer software, biotechnology, medical devices, digital health, agricultural, manufacturing designs, digital content. We also have vast experience with strategic collaborations, research and development transactions and other technology transfer transactions, both with Multinational Companies as well as with academic institutes worldwide.

Mergers and Acquisitions. Our Firm represents sellers, target companies, buyers, and major shareholders in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic joint ventures and change of control transactions, both domestic and cross-border. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to creatively and effectively advise clients on the structuring, negotiation and documentation of M&A transactions, compliance with regulatory and other legal requirements, and related corporate governance issues. Our interdisciplinary approach and the collective knowledge and experience of our team allows us to offer a comprehensive package of legal services in multiple fields including corporate, securities, employment, intellectual property, and antitrust law.

General Corporate Law. We provide comprehensive guidance, assistance and follow-up services to a diverse group of commercial clients. Among our clientele are founders, investors, early stage start-ups, established companies and conglomerates. Our attorneys assist our clients, on a daily basis, in structuring and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements, including, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, development agreements, distribution agreements, reseller agreements, supply, purchase and sale agreements, and manufacturing agreements.

Information Technology. Our attorneys have vast experience in drafting information technology agreements for notable complex projects, from their deployment to their implementation, such as ERP and CRM Projects. Our clients include IT vendors and purchasers of IT across a broad range of industries, e-commerce companies, academic institutes and technology users.  Our transaction experience ranges from formulating and drafting relatively simple business software development agreements to large and complex system implementation and integration involving multiple parties and integrators. Our in-depth understanding of both the technology and project management aspects and the legal aspects of such projects ensures that our clients will be successful when they are implementing complex and crucial projects.