Telecommunications and Media

Goldfarb Seligman is one of Israel’s leading law firms in the telecommunications and media field, and possesses extensive experience in representing telecom and media entities. Our legal teams have an in-depth understanding of the commercial and regulatory environment in the fields of commercial TV, cellular communication, telecommunication infrastructure, radio, public broadcasting, websites and more, and possess unique expertise in advising on regulatory, licensing, supervision and enforcement aspects in the field.

Our expert attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to the firm’s clients in the field, encompassing all aspects of their commercial activity, including licensing, M&A, joint ventures, developing infrastructure and services, licensing and distribution agreements, network sharing agreements, import and export of telecommunication components, registering trademarks, protecting intellectual property rights, transfer of control, subscriptions, and more. Our legal teams also advise clients on various matters related to content, including libel, third party content liability, publication and privacy, content acquisition agreements, format licensing and more.

In addition, the firm’s attorneys advise on local and international transactions in the telecommunications and media field, and represent telecommunications companies in administrative proceedings, including tender proceedings and proceedings related to planning and construction matters. Our legal teams represent clients in complex commercial disputes as well, including class actions, antitrust litigation, libel claims, intellectual property claims (copyright), internet litigation and more.

The firm’s attorneys regularly monitor regulatory and legislative procedures in the field, and assist clients in developing and implementing long-term regulatory strategies. Among others, our legal teams represent clients in hearings regarding legislation and government policy before the relevant government entities, including the Israel Ministry of Communications and its broadcasting authorities.

The firm provides comprehensive legal services to various leading companies in the telecommunications, broadcasting and media fields, including cellular companies, public and commercial broadcasting entities (radio and TV), internet providers, satellite TV providers, land line providers, media groups, production companies, newspapers, telecommunication equipment manufacturers, start-ups, websites and more.

"Well-known law firm with a respected telecoms and media practice group."

Chambers & Partners | 2020

"Has considerable expertise in corporate transactions, complex commercial agreements and antitrust matters in the telecoms and media industry."

The Legal 500 | 2018

"Instructed by domestic television and broadcasting clients in addition to several high-profile multinational clients."

The Legal 500 | 2017

"Leverages its expertise in corporate, securities and litigation to conduct high-profile telecoms work."

The Legal 500 | 2015

"Was involved in some of the jurisdiction’s most prominent telecoms and internet transactions."

The Legal 500 | 2014

Partners

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Yudi Levy

Managing Partner, Chairman of the Executive Committee