Sally Gillis - Lawyer , Partner

Intellectual Property Practice

Sally Gillis is admitted to practice law in Israel, the UK, and Australia and has over two decades of experience in intellectual property law. She represents governments, public entities, international corporations, leading Israeli companies and start-ups in all fields of intellectual property.

Sally is an expert in the areas of creation, protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property and related rights. Recognized for her specialist knowledge of Internet law, her written opinions and counsel are sought on a wide variety of Internet related matters by the firm’s local and foreign clients.

Clients whom Sally has represented and advised in intellectual property disputes and litigation involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, competition and defamation laws include the BBC, Village Roadshow, Government of Victoria (Australia), BAE software defendants, Talit Communications, Seiko, Covidien, Finjan, Apple Corp, Albemarle, Baby TV, and others.

Sally received recognition in Legal 500 over several years: “Sally’ Gillis’s patent practice is superb”; “Sally Gillis is ‘very familiar with the intricacies of patent prosecution’ and manages patent portfolios for multinationals such as Albemarle Corporation”.

Israel Bar Association, 1996
England (Supreme Court of England and Wales), 1992
Australia (High Court), 1989; (Supreme Court of Victoria), 1989

Hebrew, English

University of Melbourne, B.A. (Hons.) Phil. Physics, 1988
University of Melbourne, L.L.B., 1988

Partner, Eitan Mehulal Sadot, 2011-present
Partner, Eitan Mehulal Law Group, 1996-2011
Internship for Israeli Bar, Hanan Melcer & Partners, Israel, 1995-1996
Senior Legal Advisor, Department of Premier and Cabinet (Vic), Australia, 1992-1994
Senior Legal Advisor, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), England, 1990–1992
Associate, Roth Warren Solicitors, Australia, 1989-1990

Red Book on Famous Marks (1988)
Chapters on Israeli law in textbook “Internet Law and Regulation”, Sweet & Maxwell (2nd – 4th editions, 1998-2008).

Sally Gillis has served as a member of the Justice Department’s working committees for the revision of Israel’s Copyright and Trademarks Laws, and is a member of AIPPI.

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