"Showed great communication skills, creative arguments, leading negotiations and excellent witness interrogation preparation"
By The Legal 500 EMEA


Described by the Who’s Who Legal as a leading expert in the Patents field, Ran Vogel is a highly experienced lawyer who represents Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, domestic companies, technology-based companies, universities and start-ups at the forefront of the pharmaceutical, life sciences, telecommunications, DEFENCE SECTOR  and technology sectors, on a wide range of contentious intellectual property matters including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and trade secrets.

Ras has significant experience in appearing before all levels of Israeli civil courts and arbitration, as well as in ADR procedures.

Ranked by IAM Patent Litigation 250 as one of Israel’s leading patent litigators, Ran’s IP practice includes advising global and local clients on all aspects of enforcement strategy and infringement and validity issues, and conducting legal proceedings relating to the protection, use and exploitation of all IP rights as well as brand management. Ran’s practice also includes advising on parallel imports as well as life science and pharmaceutical industry-related regulatory matters.

Ran has extensive experience representing clients before all levels of the Israeli courts, including the Israeli Patents, Designs and Trademarks Office, on infringement actions, oppositions, revocations, patent-term extensions, passing-off actions, enforcement and protection of brands, anti-counterfeiting and trade secret disputes, whether as a domestic action or as part of a co-ordinated international enforcement, opposition or anti-piracy proceeding.

Ran is involved in the legislative process relating to amendments to Israel’s Patent Law and other regulations applicable to the pharmaceutical and life science sector. He is a member of AIPPI where he is also a reporter within the Working Committee of the AIPPI, contributing answers to questions on IP law arising from national groups of AIPPI members.

Languages: EnglishHebrew
Admissions: Israel Bar, 1997
Education: Tel Aviv University, LL.B. magna cum laude, (1996)


Ran’s extensive experience includes representation of:

  • Teva Pharmaceuticals on an ongoing basis, in the provision of numerous opinions and infringement proceedings and management of proceedings relating to medication patents with a market value of billions of dollars
  • The Strauss Group, owner of Max Brenner, which operates a global Chocolate Bar” chain, in a request for a preliminary injunction and a claim of infringement of the franchise agreement and a violation of its IP rights. The defendant had opened a business of similar appearance and concept to the Chocolate Bar” while still a franchisee of Max Brenner
  • Israel’s three largest cellphone companies in a multi-million dollar lawsuit served against them relating to the infringement of a patent in the pre-paid area
  • Representation in patent opposition proceedings on behalf of Thales, a French international hi-tech company, that engages in the design, development and supply of advanced technological systems for a wide array of bodies, including: military and quasi-military bodies, the space industry, governments, airlines, ground transportation industries and more;
  • Representing the management of the Israeli Professional Football Leagues 2014 Ltd. in the field of copyright protection in sports broadcasts.
  • Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd. in a lawsuit filed against a competitor in the cyber security space on grounds of patent infringement and the theft of trade secrets
  • The Israel Manufacturers Association in a suit brought against it by various non-profit organisations demanding the disclosure of data relating to animal experiments on the grounds of freedom of information
  • Ramot, the technology transfer arm of Tel Aviv University, in a multi-million dollar claim against Cisco Systems concerning a service invention developed by a professor at the university
  • Iscar Cutting Tools in copyright arbitration with photographers who had photographed commercial catalogues for the company


  • Chambers Global 2024: “Ran is a sophisticated and talented lawyer.”
  • IAM Patent 1000 2023 ranked Ran in the Gold tier for Litigation:
    • “Ran Vogel is one of the top lawyers in his field. He thoroughly studies both the case at hand and the technological field surrounding it. He cares deeply about his customers and achieves results beyond expectations.”
  • Who’s Who Legal 2023 in the practice area of Life Sciences named Ran as “Recommended” for both Patent Litigation and Regulatory categories;
  • IP Stars 2023 named Ran a Patent Star.
  • Chambers Global 2023:
    • “Ran Vogel is an increasingly prominent lawyer who demonstrates notable expertise in patent infringement and patent opposition cases for local and global clients”.
  • Who’s Who Legal, Life Sciences 2022: Ran Vogel was recommendedas one of the leading lawyers around the world currently handling sophisticated Patent Litigation and Regulatory matters for high-profile clients across the Life Sciences sector – ‘Ran Vogel receives impressive plaudits for his patents practice and is recognised as “a leading figure” in the market and “an experienced litigator”.’.
  • The Legal 500 2022: “Ran is leading our case, he showed great communication skills, creative arguments, leading negotiations and excellent witness interrogation preparation.”
  • IAM PATENT 2021: ‘With a profound understanding of pharmaceutical regulations, Vogel is “a highly intelligent, client-oriented lawyer who conducts himself superbly in the courtroom.” ‘
  • IP STARS 2021: Ran Vogel was recognized in the personal rankings and received a star in the category of Patent star.
  • WWL (Who’s Who Legal) 2021: has recognized partner Ran Vogel as a recommended lawyer in the field of life science- patent litigation.
  • IP STARS 2020: Ran Vogel received stars in the guide’s individual rating, in the patent category, receiving recognition for his professionalism.
  • The Legal 500 2020: Ran was specifically mentioned as recommended lawyer in the field of Intellectual property – Disputes.
  • IAM Patent 1000 2019: “Ran Vogel possesses vast knowledge in patent law, drug regulation and life sciences. Vogel has enjoyed a wonderful year, winning three separate blockbuster drugs litigations in the space of 12 months”.
  • Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders 2019, Life Sciences: Ran Vogel is one of the few Israeli lawyers chosen by Who’s Who Legal to be included as one of the world’s best Thought Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry.
  • IP Stars 2019:  Ran Vogel received stars in the guide’s individual rating, garnering recognition for his professionalism, expertise, extensive and unique knowledge.
  • WIPR (World Intellectual Property Review) Leaders Patent & Trademarks 2018 Guides: Ran Vogel has been recognized as a leading IP practitioner in Israel.
  • Ran Vogel received stars in the IP Stars 2018 ranking guide, for both Litigation and Strategy & Counseling.
  • Who’s Who Legal 2018, Patents: has recognized Ran Vogel,  as a leading expert in the Patents field.
  • Ran has been personally recognized as a ‘WIPR Leader’ in the IP field by World IP Review (WIPR), as one of the leading patent and trademark global practitioners.

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