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Key Legal Agreements for Technology Startups

Launching a technology startup is an exciting time filled with the promise of the future. As you embark on this adventure, it is critical to establish a strong legal foundation to protect the business and its intellectual property (IP). Following are four types of legal agreements that every tech startup should consider putting in place … Continue Reading

How Big Pharma Taps Outside Ingenuity

Economics in getting a compound approved and commercialized are evolving. Drug companies have reduced budgets that historically funded vast R&D teams. Innovators are chasing tight investment dollars. The two camps are increasingly collaborating. There is a self-selection factor rewarding start-ups — they can’t attract funding or licensing deals unless they’ve protected their intellectual property, showed clinically … Continue Reading

Cloud Migration Demystified

Migration is already underway, but some of the world’s largest organizations are still reluctant. They handle proprietary data and a staggering volume of transactions.  They want to marshal information and deliver nuanced results.  But a lack of appreciation for the Cloud’s promise, together with questions surrounding security and cost, make many CTOs and COOs cling … Continue Reading

May 17: Securing Critical Infrastructure Breakfast

Tuesday, May 17th 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please join the Israel Economic Mission, the Israeli Export and International Cooperation Institute for a breakfast and roundtable discussion on security challenges facing critical infrastructure and current technological solutions for addressing them. This intimate gathering will provide an opportunity to network with some of Israel’s most advanced … Continue Reading

How Israeli entities can plan for US security review and reduce risk when investing in US technology companies

Despite the close US-Israel relationship, Israeli companies and funds seeking to invest in US technologies can face US national security scrutiny that could significantly delay deals, and in some cases prevent or unwind the transaction. Israeli investment in US technology companies, however, should continue to be regarded as an attractive option, as long as the … Continue Reading

10 Privacy and Data Security Mistakes Start-Ups Should Avoid

With a staggering amount of startups starting their way in Israel every year, it is no wonder the country’s most common nickname is “Startup Nation”. On their path to success, Israeli entrepreneurs must focus on privacy and data security compliance as a mandatory step. Most technology start-up companies lack the experience and resources needed to … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai Offices Sponsor the First Ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit

Earlier this month, the first ever China-Israel Technology, Innovation and Investment Summit, jointly sponsored by the Greenberg Traurig Tel Aviv and Shanghai offices, took place in Beijing. The 3-day event was organized by the Israeli and Chinese governments, together with Infinity Group, an investment firm that has been involved in the China-Israel ecosystem for more … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Sponsor Two Major Israel Event

Greenberg Traurig will be sponsoring two major Israel events this coming week. The first is the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit (January 25-26), set to bring together 3,000 investors and companies from 50 different countries. Shareholder and Israel Practice Co-Chair, Bob Grossman will be speaking at the opening planery. Israel Practice Co-Chairan, Tel-Aviv Managing Shareholder, and Global Corporate & Securities Practice Senior … Continue Reading

Israeli Start-Ups: Are Provisional Patents Part of Your Strategy?

Israel consistently has one of the highest per capita rates of patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In 2013 alone, 3,152 patents were granted by the USPTO to patent inventors based in Israel. With the increasing number of Israeli start-ups, it is expected that this number will continue to rise, … Continue Reading

Awareness of FTC Actions Critical for Israeli Ad-Tech Companies Going Global

As the Israeli Ad-Tech industry continues to grow and expand its global footprint, its market participants need to be keenly aware of critical legal trends, many of which are initiated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the federal governing body that oversees advertising and marketing regulations throughout the United States. This GT Alert – FTC … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Israeli Mobile Health Tech Investor Breakfast

On Dec. 12, 2014, Greenberg Traurig hosted the Israeli Mobile-Health Tech NYC Investor Breakfast in its New York offices. Organized by the Government of Israel’s Economic Mission to North America, New York Office, the breakfast meeting included an overview of the mobile health industry and five-minute investment pitches by visiting Israeli companies followed by short Q&A … Continue Reading

Tech Conference Helps Philadelphia Gain Ground in Attracting Israeli Companies

The Israel Technology Conference recently held in Philadelphia proved successful in promoting the city as a viable location for Israeli companies to open U.S. headquarters. The Times of Israel called it a “landmark event where business relationships were established and nurtured.” The conference focused on two sectors in which Philadelphia leads – healthcare IT and … Continue Reading
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