Yair Ziv is partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of the firm. He has extensive experience representing clients before all levels of Israeli courts, as well as the Israel Patent Office, on patent infringement actions, oppositions, revocations, patent term extensions and the enforcement and protection of patents, whether as a domestic action or as part of a coordinated international enforcement action or proceedings challenging an IP right.
Yair represents major global and domestic pharmaceutical companies, generic manufacturers and technology companies. He also has particular expertise advising on the regulatory aspects of testing, marketing and selling pharmaceuticals and medical devices in Israel.
As a science graduate, Yair possesses the necessary background to understand both the technical, as well as the legal, issues facing the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. Together with other members of the Practice Group, he is involved in the legislative processes to amend Israel’s Patents Law and other regulations applicable to the pharmaceutical and life science sector.
Yair joined S. Horowitz & Co. in 2007, where he completed his internship and qualified as an Israeli advocate.
- Co-author of the Israel chapter in: “Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses” (Wolters Kluwer, 2020).
- Co-author of the Israel chapter in: “Study on the Legal Aspects of Supplementary Protection Certificates in the EU” (the European Commission, 2018).
- Co-author of the Israel chapter in: “Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses” (Wolters Kluwer, September, 2016).