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How Startups Can Avoid Costly IP Mistakes

Most startup entrepreneurs spend a significant amount of time creating business plans, product development plans, marketing plans, etc. However, startups often neglect one of the most important aspects of planning — developing a plan for the company’s intellectual property (IP) to minimize risks to the company’s intangible assets. This oversight can be a critical mistake … Continue Reading

Health Care & FDA Practice Bulletin No. 5

Welcome to Greenberg Traurig’s Health Care & FDA Practice Bulletin, a collection of timely articles written by our attorneys that are focused on significant developments in health and FDA law. The topics in this issue include the Affordable Care Act, health care fraud and abuse, regulatory updates, FDA news, other health care topics, and upcoming … Continue Reading

Join us at the Upcoming MeetUp: Digital Health at Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Greenberg Traurig is proud to sponsor the upcoming MeetUp Digital Health at Cleveland Clinic Innovations to take place May 21 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Maccabi Healthcare Training Center 4 Yeיhezkel Koifman St., Tel Aviv-Yafo. The MeetUp, focused on new company formation and biomedical technology commercialization at Cleveland Clinic, will feature Greenberg Traurig’s Bob Grossman, … Continue Reading

Chapter 11 German Style

Historically, German insolvencies have been perceived as extremely unattractive, particularly because they were dominated by court-appointed bankruptcy administrators, with limited to no influence for creditors. This has, however, significantly changed over the last years. In that respect, it was the clearly expressed intention of the German legislature to make insolvencies more attractive for all parties … Continue Reading

Yom HaZikaron 2017

This evening marks the beginning of Yom HaZikaron, a day dedicated to those who have fallen in battle whilst defending the state of Israel; as well as to those whose lives have been taken in terrorist attacks. This national day of mourning is followed thereafter by Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel’s Independence Day. The contiguity of … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management

Greenberg Traurig was proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management Event which took place last month in Tel Aviv. Barry Schindler, co-chair of GT’s Global Patent Prosecution Group and an active member of the firm’s Israel Practice, co-chaired the event. Schindler moderated the panel “THE BIG DEBATE: … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Host the Second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference

May 22-23, 2017, Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office will host the second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference. With over 100 guests expected, the conference brings together both U.S. and Israeli companies seeking synergy and collaboration opportunities. U.S. companies attend in search of “cutting edge” Israeli technologies and Israelis leverage the event to showcase their technologies and make … Continue Reading

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

Greenberg Traurig Kicks Off Purim 2017 Celebrations

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office kicked off this year’s Purim holiday celebrations with two memorable and festive events. While the celebrations are far from over, as the holiday commences this coming Sunday, here is a summary of the happenings in the office from this past week. The associates in the office (Devora Snyder, Aaron Katz … Continue Reading

Convertible Promissory Bridge Notes and Simple Agreements for Future Equity

Companies often issue convertible promissory “bridge” notes when they are at an early stage and are in search of capital. A convertible promissory bridge note is a short-term debt instrument that, in addition to the standard terms (such as the principal amount owed, the interest rate, the maturity date, and default provisions), also provides that … Continue Reading

March 27, 2017: Barry Schindler to Co-Chair the Leading IP Conference in Israel

Greenberg Traurig is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the Best Practices in Intellectual Property conference for the second consecutive year. Barry Schindler, Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Patent Prosecution Group will co-chair the conference and IP shareholders James DeCarlo (New York and New Jersey offices) and Weisun Rao (Shanghai, Chicago) will address the … Continue Reading

February 19, 2017: Calcalist Interviews Joey Shabot

Operating shareholder of the Tel Aviv office was recently interviewed for the prominent Israeli economic journal Calcalist: “Unlike other international law firms which usually have a minor physical presence in Israel, Greenberg Traurig’s local office employs eight attorneys in Israel. ‘Not only did we set up a platform in Israel’, says Shabot, distinguishing between GT … Continue Reading

How Well Do You Know Your Co-founder?

Two co-founders, one CEO and one EVP.  One owned more than the other, got paid better, had bigger bonuses.  How did this happen? “We were always very clear with each other about who would have what role,” the EVP once told me.  I observed that almost everything between them was consultative, even to a fault.  … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: From “Start-Up Nation” to “Start-Up Region” – Making your Mark in Latin America

Join Greenberg Traurig for a half day seminar in Tel Aviv, offering practical tools for Israelis seeking business opportunities in Latin America. RSVP HERE Agenda 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Networking 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome Remarks 9:15 AM – 9:40 AM Keynote (TBD) 9:40 AM – 10:40 AM Expert Panel: ‘They … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Reception Honoring New Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office hosted a reception in honor of Sam Grundwerg to mark his appointment as Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sam is the senior representative of the State of Israel to the Southwestern United States. Prior to this, Sam served as Director General in Israel … Continue Reading
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