About the Organizers 

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Pearl Cohen is an international law and patent attorneys firm with a unique global footprint: 6 offices worldwide across USA – New York, Boston and Los Angeles, UK – London, and Israel – Tel Aviv and Haifa, as well as 8 foreign desks spanning Latin-America, Russia & CIS, China, Japan, Australia, India, Germany and France. The firm primarily represents innovation-driven enterprises including Fortune 500 and small-cap emerging companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs, investors in the enterprises they form, academic institutions and government-related entities.


Pearl Cohen's Professionals Team comprising 320 professionals worldwide were educated in some of the leading legal and scientific institutions in the world and are versed in many languages. They bring years of experience and varied professional backgrounds from biglaw, in-house legal departments, academia and multiple industries allowing the firm to tackle the legal challenges its clients face from both a business and scientific perspective.


Pearl Cohen specializes in Patent and Trademark Registration and Prosecution, Cyber and Internet, Management of Intellectual Property Portfolios, Corporate and Securities, High-Tech, Angel Investing & Venture Capital, Litigation, Licensing Transactions, Employment Law, Litigation, Real Estate, representing clients in the areas of intellectual property, commercial law and litigation.


Professionals from all of the firm's offices work together seamlessly to provide clients integrated legal advice covering US, Israel, and certain aspects of European and Eurasian law, ensuring that the full resources of the firm are available to each client. Pearl Cohen’s strength is derived from decades of legal experience and an intimate knowledge of the cutting edge technological, legal, and transactional issues facing its clients in local and cross border matters. This combination of experience and knowledge allows Pearl Cohen to provide sound and innovative advice to clients worldwide.


With Pearl Cohen's core values as Innovation, Creativity & Disruption, Technology Orientation and Internationality (the only firm in Israel with affiliated offices in US and the UK), hosting Legal Tech Hack IL – the Israeli chapter of the Global Legal Hackathon 2020 – is a testament to the firm’s continued commitment to bringing innovation into the legal industry.

Zeev Pearl, Adv.

Managing Partner

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Zeev Pearl is a founder and the Managing Partner of the firm. For more than 25 years Zeev has been advising clients on a broad range of intellectual property issues, such as IP portfolio development, licensing and adverse licensing, litigation, and commercial transactions. Zeev’s clients include major international and Israel based corporations from diverse industries ranging from electronics to pharmaceuticals. His current focus has been representing clients in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Energy, Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals.

Zeev's multifaceted practice includes the representation of global companies protecting and enforcing their intellectual property and scouting for technologies in Israel, the representation of numerous Israel and Israel-related companies, from NASDAQ traded public companies to promising technology start-ups, as their primary IP counsel with respect to their intellectual property matters worldwide, and the representation of US-based and international clients before the USPTO.

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Atir Jaffe, Adv.

Senior Partner

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Atir Jaffe is a Senior Partner in the Hi-Tech Group at Pearl Cohen’s Tel Aviv office. With almost 20 years' experience, Atir’s practice focuses on hi-tech, media, communication and medical device sectors, with an emphasis on private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property issues.

Atir represents companies from their pre-seed phase to their exits, focusing on solutions and deal closings through innovative approaches. Atir provides counsel in early- and late-round investments in a broad range of commercial transactions, including sophisticated licensing arrangements and in exits ranging from M&A transactions to IPOs in Israel and abroad. Utilizing his extensive experience and knowledge, Atir represents foreign and local entrepreneurs, start-ups, private equity and venture capital funds alongside mature companies in a wide range of industries.

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Esther Dediashvili, Adv.

Global Head of Innovation and Legal Technology – IL, US & UK

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Adv. Esther Dediashvili, Pearl Cohen's Global Head of Innovation and Legal Technology – IL, US & UK, initiated, organized and hosted Global Legal Hackathon's Israeli chapters in 2018 and 2019 held in Tel Aviv and served as a judge on the main judges' panel in the first and second rounds of #GLH2018 and #GLH2019. Under Esther's leadership Israel's legal hackathon has become the main legal innovation initiative in Israel.


As a leading legal technology professional in Israel Adv. Esther Dediashvili has been selected to serve as a judge on the final Global Judging Panel at the Global Legal Hackathon 2018 and 2019 Finals in New York, alongside world-renowned legal and technology experts, and represented Israel in this remarkable global legal innovation event. Esther serves as Israel's Ambassador for the Global Rise Of Women in LegalTech (GROWL) initiative aimed to support up-and-coming women leaders in legal innovation around the world.

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