Mr. Dat is the head of the Intellectual Property and Information Technologies practice in FBC’s Corporate Department.
Mr. Dat’s practice concentrates on technology oriented legal matters. He provides legal counsel to individuals, private companies and public companies (local and multi-national) with respect to intellectual property, information technology, privacy, data protection, information security, commercial activities in the cyberspace, internet law, gaming, and media and entertainment law.
Mr. Dat has extensive experience in advising clients on various types of intellectual property transactions, including investment in companies whose primary asset is IP, development agreements, purchasing and licensing of intellectual property, content and data transfers, as well as services in the arena of big data, web intelligence industry and other information oriented transactions.
Mr. Dat is a member of the Israel group for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, LL.M. (Magna Cum Laude), 2006
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, LL.B. (Magna Cum Laude), 2005
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, B.A. (Business Administration, Finance) (Magna Cum Laude), 2005
לחצו כאן לקריאת העדכון בעברית On January 1, 2019, the Knesset approved a significant new amendment to the Israeli Copyright Law (“Amendment”) that focuses on the online use of protected works. We will review the main provisions of the Amendment below. Indirect Lia...Amit Dat & Yael Riemer & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jan 2019
The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority recently announced that digital files that include names and contact details (including e-mail addresses) shall be considered as databases that are subject to the Information Security Regulations. In this update, we address the ...Amit Dat | Dec 2018
On September 12, 2018, the European Parliament adopted significant amendments to the Draft Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market which were first published on September 2016. Below we review several important subjects, such as platform content filtering du...Amit Dat & Yael Riemer & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Sep 2018
The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority has recently launched a new inspection force dedicated to enforcing compliance with the Israeli Privacy Protection Law and Information Security Regulations. The inspection force has recently begun initiating sectoral inspection p...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Aug 2018
On July 19, 2018, the Privacy Protection Authority announced that following an inspection, a significant data breach occurred at Ituran, and that the company violated the Protection of Privacy Regulations (Information Security), by not notifying the Authority of the bre...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jul 2018
On June 21, 2018, the Prime Minister's Office published a memorandum of the proposed National Cyber security Bill. The memorandum proposes far-reaching arrangements in the area of cyber security in Israel, including in the business sector. The memorandum is open for pub...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jun 2018
FBC’s Cyber & Information Technology practice hosted a seminar on the new breach notification duty under the Israeli Information Security Regulations that entered into force on May 8, 2018. Following the seminar, please find below the presentations that accompanied ...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | May 2018
In light of the global rise of data protection and privacy, it is important to understand the applicable legal framework when doing business in Israel. This practice note, written by FBC Partner Amit Dat and Dr. Omri Rachum-Twaig, was published by 'LexisNexis' and provi...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Dec 2017
Recently the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority has published new guidelines regarding the use of surveillance cameras by employers. Please find additional details about the guidelines here (Hebrew).Amit Dat | Oct 2017
Please find the full legal update here (Hebrew) On July 26, 2017, the Knesset approved a new Design Law (the "Design Law" or the "Law"). The Law will come into force 12 months following its publication. "Designs" are defined as the visual features of products (suc...Yael Riemer & Amit Dat | Aug 2017