Overview

Industries:

Noam Blei has extensive experience in advising and representing major multinational and domestic companies from a variety of sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical technology, aerospace, industrial and telecommunications companies, as well as other technology based companies, start-ups, universities and their technology transfer companies, on a wide range of contentious intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on patent and design disputes.

Noam’s practice includes advising on matters relating to the enforcement, validity, ownership and inventorship of patents and the provision of freedom to operate opinions. Noam’s regularly represents clients on patent opposition and revocation proceedings before the Israel Patent Office and patent enforcement proceedings before the courts.

Noam also specialises in advising and representing clients in disputes relating to service inventions, including before the Compensation and Royalty Committee of the Israel Patent Office, and the High Court of Justice. Notably, Noam was involved in several precedent setting cases in this area of law, in which he successfully represented clients against claims filed by employees and former employees who sought compensation for service inventions.

Noam also advises and represents clients on various matters relating to other intellectual property rights, including trademarks, designs and trade secrets, spanning from protection and enforcement to oppositions and revocations.

Languages: EnglishHebrewFrench
Admissions: Israel Bar, 2004
Education: Tel Aviv University, LL.B, cum laude and the Dean’s List (2002)

Experience

Noam’s extensive experience includes:

  • Representing Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest manufacturer of generic drugs, in numerous patent opposition proceedings. Among other matters, Noam represented Teva in opposition proceedings that led to the rejection of patent applications relating to ‘blockbuster’ drugs
  • Providing ongoing advice to Teva on various aspects of patent law, including freedom to operate opinions
  • Providing ongoing advice to Tel-Aviv University on various IP matters
  • Advising and representing Israel’s leading technology transfer companies, such as Ramot at Tel Aviv University and Yissum at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and generally advising them on matters relating to technology transfer and service inventions
  • Representing Iscar Cutting Tools against a claim brought by a former employee before the Compensation and Royalties Committee, seeking compensation for alleged service inventions. The claim was dismissed in limine in precedent setting decisions of the Committee and the High Court of Justice
  • Representing Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in a claim brought by a former R&D employee before the Compensation and Royalties Committee, seeking compensation for her service inventions. The claim was dismissed in limine in precedent setting decisions of the Committee and the High Court of Justice
  • Representing a start-up in the field of smart checkout solutions in a claim and motion for preliminary injunction filed against it by a competitor, alleging design infringement.

 

Recognition

  • The European Legal 500 – 2012 recommended Noam for his work in the field of Intellectual Property.

Other Activities

Noam is a member of AIPPI – the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.

Noam is a former member of the editorial boards of the Tel Aviv Law Review and the Ono Academic College’s Kiryat Hamishpat Law Review.

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