Israel is home to many high-tech operations, particularly in the pharmaceutical and internet industries, for which intellectual property is a key asset. It also continues to attract significant amounts of venture capital-particularly from the United States-for new IP-oriented ventures, all ofwhich has created a demand for information on the IP laws and practices of the country. Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Israel provides a comprehensive overview of Israeli intellectual property laws and an in-depth analysis of the pertinent case law. It covers the areas of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, and related rights. In addition, it includesspecialized industry chapters on major information technology issues (covering unique patents, trademarks, copyright and privacy issues related to the internet), and unique topics in the pharmaceutical industry.