Yoav Oestreicher


Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
16 Abba Hillel Silver Rd.
Ramat Gan 5250608

Tel: 972 3 610 3980

Email: yoavo@meitar.com
Web: www.meitar.com

Dr. Yoav Oestreicher is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, and is responsible for the firm’s intellectual property and technology litigation practice. Yoav has substantial experience in commercial, business and intellectual property litigation and arbitration and was recommended as a litigator by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, WTR 1000 and IAM Patent 1000. Yoav has represented international and Israeli clients in court cases, arbitration proceedings, class actions and intellectual property matters (including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, plant breeders’ rights and trade secrets) in various courts and jurisdictions in Israel and the United States, as well as in opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Israeli Patent and Trademark Office. Yoav has handled cases in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, bio-technology, communications, engineering, internet and the protection of brands and goodwill. Yoav has also counseled clients on various issues, including privacy and data protection.

Prior to returning to Israel, Yoav practiced law with the law firm of Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn LLP in New York and Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson P.A. of Charlotte, North Carolina.

In addition to his position with the firm, Yoav has been teaching for many years courses and seminars in intellectual property law at Tel-Aviv University Coller School of Management and the Schools of Law at Bar-Ilan and Haifa Universities. Yoav was also invited to present lectures to active judges at the Institute of Advanced Judicial Studies at the Supreme Court of Israel, as well as other forums.

Yoav was a member of the Intellectual Property Legislation Committee of the Israel Bar and was asked to represent its interests at various hearings at the Israeli Parliament (Knesset).

Yoav is a member of INTA, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and North Carolina Bar Association.

The firm represents clients in a wide variety of matters related to enforcement of various types of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs, trade secrets, plant breeder’s rights, appellations of origin and geographical indications.

Since intellectual property rights are often the most important and valuable asset of a company, many of our clients place great care and emphasis on the strategic protection and enforcement of these rights. The members of the IP Litigation Group are experienced in providing guidance and advice as to the best and most cost-effective course to protect and enforce these valuable assets. The firm works with its clients to seek a comprehensive solution to the protection and enforcement of their intellectual property assets.

The IP Litigation Group is experienced in registering and enforcing intellectual property rights, and its members have represented international and Israeli clients (including Fortune® 500 companies) in numerous legal actions related to infringement of patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and other rights in various courts and jurisdictions, as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Israeli Patents, Designs and Trademarks Office.

The IP Litigation Group also provides registration and prosecution services to its clients, as well as opinions related to infringement and validity of intellectual property rights for offensive and defensive purposes, and works closely with the Technology Group, headed by David Mirchin, on licensing transactions and all other intellectual property related services.

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal is the largest law firm in Israel, and Israel’s leading international law firm. The firm represents some of the world’s largest multinational corporations in corporate, commercial and litigation matters, in Israel and abroad.

Meitar is a full-service firm, representing clients in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic capital markets, banking, finance and derivatives, corporate and commercial litigation, licensing, hi-tech, energy and infrastructure, real estate, antitrust and taxation and other regulatory matters. Meitar has represented clients in Israel’s largest corporate and finance transactions and international public offerings, and has represented some of the world’s leading companies and banks in corporate and class-action litigation. Meitar consistently receives the highest rankings from international independent guides, such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and from local guides in Israel such as Dun’s 100 and BDI.

Meitar is unique among Israel’s largest law firms in the number of partners who have worked for major international law firms in the US and elsewhere. In addition, many of our partners obtained law degrees at leading universities in the US and UK. Our firm’s goal is to provide our international and Israeli clients with the same level of service and quality they are accustomed to receiving from law firms in the US, UK and Europe.

The firm has a strong team of over 280 attorneys and 50 articled clerks, all of whom are committed to maintaining our high standards of excellence and service.

“Yoav Oestreicher is well respected for his extensive practice which covers the full intellectual property spectrum. Market commentators appreciate his depth and ability. One interviewee called him “very serious yet open and creative. His knowledge and experience in the world of IP is amazing.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017