Technology & High Tech

Technology & High Tech

The Technology & High-Tech Department of Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot supports and advises technology companies at all stages of development, from pre-seed stage companies, through larger and well-established companies, both Israeli companies operating in Israel and overseas and foreign companies operating in Israel.
Professional Representation
 

The Department provides its clients with comprehensive, interdisciplinary service, which combines the firm's capabilities in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including international transactions, investment agreements, financing and capital raising and M&As with the Firm’s unique expertise with respect to intellectual property, taxes and the capital market. This unique combination, under one roof, of commercial services together with intellectual property services, along with the extensive international experience of the department, provides our clients, including nascent ventures, with top level services, in any field required by technology-based  companies.
Leading Team
 

The department's attorneys combine an in-depth understanding both of the world of technology and high-tech and of our clients' fields of business, and hold advanced academic degrees and other degrees in computer sciences, business administration and more.
Large Clients from various industries
 

Our many clients include companies from a range of technology and high-tech fields, including internet, medical devices, energy and cleantech, semiconductors, information technology and data protection, telecommunications, biotech, hardware and software, defense and homeland security, cellular communications and more.

 

 

The department provides its clients with services tailored to high-tech companies, including:

  • Start-up company support program:
     
    • Establishment and fulfillment of the provisions of any law, including preparation of the company, from its inception, for future sale or investment transactions.
    • Preparation of preliminary agreements, including: founders' agreements, pre-seed financing agreements, IP assignment agreements and NDAs.
      Advice on business models, the appropriate legal and tax structure therefor and the agreements required in order to help achieve such models.
    • Intellectual property: strategy and planning for protecting the intellectual property, taking into account low budget considerations, suited to the capabilities of start-up companies.
    • Human resources: Cash and equity incentive programs, employment contracts and employment policy.
       
  • Financing Activities and Investments, including:
     
  • Private equity, venture capital transactions, debt financing, government funding.
     
  • Support and advice to companies during funding cycles, including preparation for due diligence investigations, negotiation of term sheets, preparation of investment documents and closing the required agreements.
     
  • Representation of private investors and funds, including conducting due diligence reviews, negotiation of investments and follow-on advice on portfolio companies.
     
  • Mergers and Acquisitions - structuring all aspects of the transaction, including tax elements, due diligence, negotiation and assisting the companies to prepare for the post closing operations.
     
  • Technology Transactions - licensing, technology development, OEM agreements, joint ventures, strategic alliances, turn-key projects, end user license agreements, evaluation agreements, VAR agreements and SLA policies.
     
  • Commercial Agreements - distribution agreements, franchise agreement, reseller and dealer agreements, RFPs, supplier agreements, marketing agreements, agent contracts.
     
  • Internet Policies - terms and conditions, privacy policies, content and copyright issues, click-through agreements and on-line sale issues.
     
  • Open Source - advise on proper use and policies.
     
  • Employee Compensation – planning executive compensation and employee share option plans, including tax elements.

The Department’s Partners:

 Netta Shaked-Stadler   
 Guy Hadar