Senior Partner at Gilat, Bareket & Co of the Reinhold Cohn Group
Eran Bareket’s main field of expertise is the litigation of IP rights (including patents, patent term extensions, plant breeders’ rights, copyright, trade secrets, trademarks and designs), unjust enrichment and competition law, as well as complex litigations, particularly those involving technology and the management of multi-jurisdiction IP litigations. He has vast experience appearing before the Israeli courts at all levels and before the Patents, Designs and Trademarks Registrar.
Mr Bareket is well-versed in the fields of intellectual property; high technology; technology transfer and licensing, digital health, big data licensing competition law; agency and distributorships; regulatory law (eg, pharmaceuticals and medical devices); as well as defence, homeland security industry and government companies.
Among his other activities, Mr Bareket was involved in the legislative process in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) relating to his expertise (eg, the Patents Law and Regulations, the Pharmacists Ordinance and the Copyright Law), acting on behalf of various entities. He represented the Israeli Bar Association at a special forum of professional members of the patent industry established by the Israeli Patents Office. Mr Bareket serves as a consultant for IP matters to the Accountant General’s Division of the Ministry of Finance of the State of Israel.
Recently, Mr Bareket was selected to represent the Civil Enforcement Unit of Israel’s Ministry of Justice, which is in charge of enforcing state civil rights, among other things. His appointment concerns disputes surrounding inventions made by state employees (ie, service inventions). He was elected in late 2016 to be the secretary of the Israeli organisation of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property; a position that he holds to date.
Mr Bareket has been ranked and recommended for several years in leading international guides such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, WTR 1000, IAM Patent 1000, Managing Intellectual Property, Who’s Who Legal and more.