Goldfarb Seligman possesses extensive experience and expertise in providing comprehensive legal services to the hi-tech sector, and has been involved in some of Israel's largest and most prominent hi-tech transactions. Among the firm's clients are various leading entities that operate in the hi-tech sector, including Israeli and international startup companies, 'mature' hi-tech and bio-tech companies, companies traded on the NASDAQ, venture capital funds and investors, from Israel and abroad. The firm's attorneys are frequently called upon to represent clients in merger and acquisition transactions in the hi-tech field, and have represented Israeli hi-tech companies in their acquisition by leading international technology companies, in some of the most prominent transactions in the Israeli market.
In addition, the firm's attorneys represent and provide continuous comprehensive consulting to hi-tech companies, among others; represent clients in finance transactions and capital raisings, including private equity and venture capital investments, while representing either the target company or the investing entity; consult companies regarding the development of technology and the drafting of technology agreements and investment agreements; advise on intellectual property issues, licensing of technology, including in the pharmaceutical, bio-technology and medical instruments fields; provide advice and support regarding employment law matters, share option plans and tax issues; and handle all aspects relating to the Office of the Chief Scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor, such as obtaining grants, drafting domestic and international technology transfer agreements, royalty payment agreements and more.
Many of the firm's attorneys that specialize in the hi-tech field have foreign legal education and practice experience, and are highly acquainted with the foreign laws that govern this ever-evolving field. The knowledge accumulated within the firm regarding the unique legal requirements of the hi-tech sector, brought upon by continuous developments in technology and governing laws, together with the attorneys' international business insight and practice experience, make Goldfarb Seligman the firm of choice for numerous companies in the hi-tech sector.