BL&Z LAW OFFICES & NOTARIES

UNIQUE legal services for UNIQUE clients

״What is once well done is done forever”

- Henry David Thoreau

Innovative companies are led by new ideas, by the passion of presenting a concept that has never been seen before to the world.

BL&Z Law Offices are here to provide the full range of services required to help these visionaries on their exciting journey.

BL&Z Law Offices, established by Adi Barkan Lev, an experienced Intellectual Property attorney and Beverley Zabow, an experienced Hi-Tech attorney, is uniquely qualified to meet the needs of Innovative companies.

At the initial stages, we will help the founders build a strategy to ensure the idea is well-protected, and will structure the company to expedite growth and investment down the road.

On an ongoing basis, we will provide the full range of services required, including both the Intellectual Property and commercial legal aspects and amongst others will assist in coordinating investment rounds, preparing licensing agreements, protecting the firm’s goodwill and trade secrets and serving its ongoing legal needs.

Adi & Beverley

Adi Barkan-Lev

Co-Founder

Adi specializes in Intellectual Property legal issues, Internet & Computer law and Business-Commercial law. Adi has extensive experience in providing consulting and legal services in all areas of Intellectual Property, including copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, patents, commercial wrongs, counterfeit goods and imitations.
Adi is highly skilled in formulating business strategies to utilize legal procedures and has vast experience in litigating before Israeli Courts, the Israeli Patent Office and the Israeli Customs Authorities.
Adi’s extensive experience includes the providing of legal advice and legal opinions in Intellectual Property matters. Adi provides prosecution services of Intellectual Property rights before the Israeli Patents, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Registrar and provides consulting services as to the commercialzing of Intellectual Property assets, negotiating of Intellectual Property agreements, Intellectual Property commercialazation licenses and so forth.
Adi has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since 2000, and is a Panelist of the Israeli Internet Association's Dispute Resolution Center (IL-DRP). Adi is the Vice-Chairman of the Central District of the Israeli Bar Association Committee for Intellectual Property matters and a member of the National Israeli Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee.
Adi holds a Masters degree in Law (LLM) from Bar-Ilan University and prior to starting her own practice, was a partner in a leading Israeli intellectual property boutique law firm where she gained wide-ranging knowledge and experience.
Adi writes on intellectual property matters for the local press and academic journals and is frequently invited to lecture on Intellectual Property.

Beverley Zabow

Co-Founder

Beverley is an experienced commercial attorney with extensive knowledge and experience supporting technology based and industrial corporations in their key transactions and day to day. Her strengths include good personal skills and proactive seeking of a win-win solution in situations of conflict, as well as confident and close support of client in key business matters using mediation skills to mitigate conflicts. She had more than ten years of business experience before studying law and her business experience (in the hi-tech and chemical industries) gives her an advantage when considering the commercial implications of her legal counsel.
Amongst others:
She can offer intelligent and practical legal counsel and support to clients in order to mitigate legal and financial exposures and safeguard assets; has a good understanding of business processes and logistics, Intellectual Property, FOSS (free and open source software) and finance. She drafts, reviews and negotiates terms and conditions in a wide variety of domestic and international commercial contracts, including complex finance agreements, subscription agreements, sales and purchase agreements, licensing agreements, OEM agreements, distribution agreements, consulting services agreements and research and clinical study agreements. She has experience in many key technology industries amongst others Medical Devices Industry, Aeronautics and Solar Energy.
Beverley worked at a leading Israeli commercial law firm in Israel for 8 years, prior to starting her own practice. She has been a member of the Israeli Bar in good standing since June 2006. She is a qualified mediator, a black duck software legal specialist (open source software) and has additional certifications in amongst others M&A (from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzlia), Intellectual Property (from the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Tel Aviv University) and more. She is recognized by the Israeli Export Institution for her legal expertise with regard to export from Israel. She lectures and gives seminars on various commercial and technological legal issues, as well as serving as a judge in various entrepreneur forums. She is a certified chocaholic and enjoys working at the gym.

Beverley Zabow | Co-Founder

Beverley is an experienced commercial attorney with extensive knowledge and experience supporting technology based and industrial corporations… >

The Team

Chen Spektor

Advocate

Chen specializes in labor law and real estate law and has years of experience in all aspects of the constantly changing field of labor law. Chen has experience in negotiating and writing complex real estate contracts in all the various different modalities. In addition, Chen is an experience litigator in all civil matters including real estate and in the labor courts. Chen regularly provides our corporate clients with legal support regarding employment litigation, real estate matters and miscellaneous civil litigation. He is fluent in English and Hebrew as well as conversant in Romanian and German.
Chen Spector, Adv. is a member of the Israeli Bar since 2007. He is an officer and commander at the CID (Criminal investigation department) in the military police of the IDF (reserves).

Chen Spector | Advocate

Chen specializes in labor law and real estate law and has years of experience in all aspects of the constantly changing field of labor law… >

Michal Zabow Vilozni

Advocate

Michal started her legal career as a legal intern at the prestigious Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co. where she worked on all aspects of technology and commercial transactions.
In November 2016, Michal joined BZ&L, in the Hi-Tech department. Michal advises Israeli and foreign companies on various aspects of corporate and commercial law, including with respect to their day to day corporate affairs and contractual obligations. Michal also takes part in complex cross border and domestic M&A transactions and other commercial transactions. In addition, Michal regularly advises clients regarding employment law.
Michal graduated cum laude from Bar-Ilan university in 2016, and was admitted to the Israeli bar in 2016. At the end of a hectic work day she goes home to an even more challenging, but satisfying, evening with her baby boy Ilay and husband, Nir.

Michal Zabow Vilozni | Advocate

Michal started her legal career as a legal intern at the prestigious Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co where she worked on all aspects of technology... >

Marina Weisfelner

Advocate

Marina obtained her expertise at Innovative R&D Division in TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries LTD. There she served as a clinical and regulatory operations expert of multi-national, multi-center clinical trials.
After leaving Teva, Marina served as a Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs for several bio-pharmaceutical start-ups. Among her duties was setting and execution of regulatory strategy, pre-IND and IND submissions, selecting and contracting CROs, consultants and Key Opinion Leaders for various clinical indications.
Marina gained substantial experiance in establishing Quality Systems, including SOP drafting towards ``inspection ready`` state, applied vast experience in the clinical and regulatory field into legal practice while working as an attorney for one of the leading Law Firms in the Bio-pharmaceutical and Medical Device fields.
Marina specializes in commercial and contracts law including Clinical Trial Agreements,(CTAs), Master Service Agreements (MSAs), GDPR Agreements, Quality Agreement etc., assuring compliance with major regulatory authorities' guidelines and regulations.
Marina provides Bio-Medical Companies with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) training & implementation services.
In addition, in a framework of commercial aspects of bio-pharmaceutical development, Marina is experienced in performing clinical and legal-regulatory due diligence (including Trial Master File reviews) in connection with licensing transactions related to biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceuticals at all stages of development and in advising regulatory aspects and challenges to be expected for potential targets for clients' investment, by reviewing and assessing the overall development strategy, both in terms of funding, development status and timelines.

Marina Weisfelner | Advocate

Marina obtained her expertise at Innovative R&D Division in TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries LTD. There she served as a clinical   …>

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property:

Copyrights, Patent, Trademarks, Design Marks, Commercial Imitations.

M&A:

Investment Rounds

Hi-Tech:

OEM, Service Agreements, Reseller, Integrator

Commercial-Business:

Employee, Real Estate, Companies

Licensing:

Intellectual Property rights, TTO, Technology Commercialization Agreements, Franchise

Internet & Computer Law:

Terms & Conditions, Privacy

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