Reinhold Cohn & Partners

Over 85 years
of IP Excellence

About the Firm

Reinhold Cohn and Partners (RCIP) is the earliest and leading IP firm in Israel and is part of the Reinhold Cohn Group, jointly with Gilat, Bareket & Co. The Firm was established in 1934 by Dr. Reinhold Cohn, who laid down the high ethical and professional standard that are a beacon to the Firm to the present day. RC&P clients include, among them, local and foreign corporations, inventors, entrepreneurs, technology-based start-ups, private and institutional investors, SMEs and large multinational corporations as well as brand owners.

The Firm specializes in servicing clients in registering their IP worldwide and in devising value-generating IP strategies.

With its team of top tier professionals, RC&P received worldwide recognition as a leading IP firm and receives top rankings in all international and local rankings.

The Firm’s areas of expertise include:

  • Drafting and worldwide prosecution of patent application in all
    business and technology fields.
  • Filing and prosecution of trademark, design and plat breeders’
    rights applications worldwide.
  • Patentability and freedom-to-operate opinions.
  • IP due diligence.
  • IP litigation support.
  • Devising value-generating IP strategies.
  • Monetization of IP rights.

RCIP employs more than 40 patent attorneys and about 20 attorneys at law from a variety of different technology and other disciplines with expertise in a wide range of industrial fields. Through such a team, RC&P can provide its clients with a very broad spectrum of IP services, often employing a multidisciplinary approach and serve as a one-stop-shop for all their intellectual property filing and IP-based value creation needs.

And indeed, RC&P takes pride in the diversity of its clients, which include multi-national companies and corporations operating in Israel, large Israeli companies, public companies that are traded on NASDAQ and other stock exchanges, academic institutions, start-up companies, private and institutional investors, scientists and individual inventors.

RC&P has extensive knowledge and experience allowing it to offer effective IP protection strategies which consider Intellectual Property assets against the background of the underlying business strategy. As a direct result, for many of our clients, their patents, trademarks, designs and other IP rights become their most important business asset.

The strategic consulting offered to the group’s clients always takes into consideration present and future budgetary constraints and the ever -changing needs of companies in various development and business phases.

Professional Practices

Life Sciences & Chemistry Practice that operates in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical compositions, medical device and instruments, molecular biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, agriculture, nanotechnology, biochemistry, pharmacology, food technology, diagnostics, water technology, green-tech and other related fields.

Hi-Tech Practice that operates in computers hardware and software, computer-based inventions, electrical engineering and electronics, electro-optics, cellular technology, databases, multi- and digital-media, integrated systems and processes, semiconductor devices and processes, communications and telecommunications, Internet, computer-based business methods, storage, etc.

Mechanics & Technology Practice that operates in the fields of mechanics and engineering and specializes in various engineering domains such as automotive, aerospace, maritime and materials.
Other expertise are optics, medical devices and equipment, agricultural and water technologies, consumer products, packaging and handling of merchandise and materials, military technologies, dentistry, etc.

Physics Practice that operates in the fields of optics, electro-optics, acoustics, electrical engineering, optical communication, optical and electronic information storage, semiconductor-based technologies, medical devices, nanotechnology, and many others.

Medical Devices Practice is an interdisciplinary field combining various areas of expertise, including engineering, life science, physics, electronics, material science, software, pharmaceuticals and others.
This field demands an innovative multidisciplinary approach and therefore ad hoc teams of professionals are typically formed to handle specific projects, each one handling the aspects within their technological area of expertise.

Trademarks Practice that provides strategic planning and legal protection related to selection of trademarks and their proper use, implementation and management of international trademark portfolios for local and international clients. In addition to trademark filing, prosecution and registration, the group handles domain name registration, drafts trademark-related agreements, and maintains worldwide trademark watches.

Designs Practice that specializes in protection of ornamental designs and deploys a selection of strategies for filing designs, occasionally often alongside patent applications pertaining to the same subject matter, in order to consider all aspects of protection and enforcement of respective rights.

Legal Practice that operates as Gilat, Bareket & Co. and that provides the entire gamut of IP legal services including litigation, enforcement of IP rights, IP-related agreements, franchising, due diligence.