REHOVOT, Israel – Sept. 27, 2016 – Robert L. Grossman, co-chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Israel Practice, and Barry J. Schindler, co-chair of the firm’s Global Patent Prosecution Group, are speaking at the AgriVest conference in Rehovot, Israel Sept. 27. Greenberg Traurig is a platinum sponsor of AgriVest, which showcases Israeli agtech to international investors and industry leaders.
Schindler will judge presentations by selected Israeli agtech start-ups at 2:10 p.m. Grossman will be part of a panel discussing the trends in Agtech investment at 4:30 p.m.
Schindler has wide-ranging patent experience in food technology, working with start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies. He has sophisticated research and engineering technical experience in agri-relevant areas. Prior to becoming an attorney, Schindler received his B.S. with a dual major in chemical engineering and food science from Cornell University. He is also an active member of and lecturer with Institute of Food Technologists and American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Grossman is an M&A and Securities attorney who spends much of his time in Israel, and has a broad depth of experience representing agribusiness and agtech clients. Taking companies public, handling private offerings, acquiring and selling companies, and serving as a business advisor – he has led transactions ranging from under $1 million to $10 billion. Grossman is known for bringing a practical business-oriented approach to all work, focusing on accomplishing his clients' objectives effectively and efficiently.
Greenberg Traurig is the only major international law firm with a multidisciplinary, registered office in Tel Aviv and serves as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs seeking opportunities around the world. Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office provides Israeli clients with legal services in North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and other international jurisdictions and also represents non-Israeli companies seeking opportunities within Israel.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Group
Named a Law360 2016 “Food & Beverage Group of the Year,” Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Group represents a multidisciplinary practice in which members leverage deep experience in the industry to advise clients on transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters. Our team serves the food, beverage, supplement, agribusiness, and agtech industries. Transactional areas range from product development and distribution, to M&A deals and commercial contracts, patent and trademark issues, as well as import and export agreements. Clients regularly turn to Greenberg Traurig to lead them through bet-the-product and bet-the-company litigation, including claims involving false advertising, consumer protection violations or class actions, and intellectual property disputes. The team also assists clients with advice on compliance for product labeling, safety, recalls, and advertising and marketing reviews.
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