Eva counsels on the formulation and implementation of IP strategy for a wide range of technologies. She is responsible for the management of IP portfolios of numerous Israeli and foreign clients, including drafting and prosecution of patent applications in Israel and other countries, assessment of freedom to operate and due diligence operations, and representation of foreign clients in front of the Israeli Patent Office.
Eva has extensive experience and knowledge in R&D projects and basic research in the fields of molecular medicine, diagnostics, genetics, pharmacogenetics, personalized medicine, and drug development, as a researcher, research director and mentor of graduate students.
Eva graduated from the Hebrew University with B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Life Sciences, and a Ph.D. from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the NCI, NIH, USA, and later at Sacco University Hospital in Milan. She further served several roles at the Sheba Medical Center, the largest university hospital in Israel.
In the second part of the career, Eva specialized as a patent attorney in the fields of Life Sciences, Chemistry and Biotech. In the recent years, she became involved in a growing number of projects in the field of cannabis, including protection of specific strains, production methods, formulations of isolated cannabinoids and whole plant extracts for use as medical or herbal products, for specific clinical indications, food supplements or as cosmetic products, as well as specific methods and devices for this type of products.
Eva Gak has more than 30 scientific publications to her name, including peer reviewed Academic Articles and Chapter in Books.
Ph.D., Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL (1990)
M.Sc., Oceanography Department, Hebrew University, ISRAEL (1985)
B.Sc., Biology/ Biological Sciences, Hebrew University, ISRAEL (1982)