Dr. Rachum-Twaig is an IP, IT and Cyber associate in FBC’s Corporate Department. Dr. Rachum-Twaig's practice concentrates on intellectual property, privacy and data protection, information security and commercial cyber issues, as well as technology and information oriented transactions.
Dr. Rachum-Twaig provides legal counsel to individuals, private companies and public companies with respect to intellectual property, information technology, privacy and data protection, information security, internet law, and media and entertainment law, including with respect to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, as well as other related areas, such as commercial cyber issues and dual-use technologies export.
Dr. Rachum-Twaig obtained a Ph.D. (Law) from Tel-Aviv University with a dissertation in intellectual property, focusing on copyright law doctrine and theory, and has published articles in various legal fields in leading academic journals worldwide, which were cited by the Israeli Supreme Court and other academic works. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), certified by (ISC)², the world's largest cyber security certification association.
Dr. Rachum-Twaig is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, and teaches the commercial cyber law classes in the Tel-Aviv – Berkeley executive L.L.M. program and the Faculty's L.L.B. program. Dr. Rachum-Twaig is also a research fellow at the Federmann Cyber Security Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Dr. Rachum-Twaig was recently recognized as 40 Under 40 by TheMarker, one of Israel’s leading financial magazines. And is the author of “Copyright Law and Derivative Works: Regulating Creativity”, published by Routledge Press.
Prior to joining the firm and to his Ph.D. studies, Dr. Rachum-Twaig clerked for the Hon. Justice Yoram Danziger of the Israel Supreme Court.
Whose Robot is it Anyway?: Liability for Artificial-Intelligence-Based-Robots, 2020 U. ILL. L. REV. (Forthcoming, 2020)
COPYRIGHT LAW AND DERIVATIVE WORKS: REGULATING CREATIVITY (Routledge Press, 2019)
Breaking Into an Empty House: A Theory of Remedies for CFAA Unauthorized Access to Non-Proprietary Information, Alb. L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2019) (with Ohad Somech)
A Function of Creativity: Copyright Protection for Functional Works and Useful Arts, in YORAM DANZIGER BOOK, HAMISHPAT (Forthcoming, 2019) (Hebrew)
The Right-Based View of the Cathedral: Liability Rules and Corrective Justice, 44 Pepperdine L. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2017)
Recreating Copyright: The Cognitive Process of Creation and Copyright Law , FORDHAM INTELL. PROP. MEDIA & ENT. L.J. (Forthcoming, 2016)
A Genre Theory of Copyright, 33 SANTA CLARA HIGH TECH. L.J. (2016)
The (Curious) Incident of Copyright Protection of Gourmet Dishes, in FOOD & LAW – LAW SOCIETY & CULTURE (Forthcoming, 2016) (Hebrew)
The Rise of Business Judgment Rule and the fall of the Directors' Duty of Care, in JOSEF GROSS BOOK 27 (2015) (Hebrew) (With Yoram Danziger)
Specific Performance in the Absence of an Enforceable Contract and the Consent Prism – A Remedial Outlook at Anti-Discrimination Legislation, 38 TEL AVIV U. L. REV. (Iyunei Mishpat) (Forthcoming, 2015) (Hebrew) (With Nimrod Abramov)
Expansion and Contraction as a Legislative Technique: The Case of the Clean Air Act, 2008, 5 HUKIM (2015) (Hebrew) (With Nimrod Abramov)
Control is a Double Edged Sword, and One Edge is Sharper, 2014 U. ILL. J.L. TECH & POL'Y 481 (2014)
Reexamining the Justifications for Directors' Duty of Care, 35 CORPORATE LAWYER 265 (2014) (With Yoram Danziger)
Tel Aviv University, PhD Law, 2017
Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 2013
כחלק מהמאבק בנגיף הקורונה ומתוך מטרה למנוע את התפשטותו, סקטורים רבים במשק נאלצו להעביר את תצורת עבודתם ל"עבודה מרחוק". בעדכון זה נתייחס להנחיות חדשות שפרסמה הרשות להגנת הפרטיות בדבר המעבר לסביבת עבודה מרחוק, וכן לסוגיות מיוחדות הנוגעות לשימוש בכלים מקוונים לניהול פגישו...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Apr 2020
כחלק מהמאבק בנגיף הקורונה ומתוך מטרה למנוע את התפשטותו, התקינה הממשלה תקנות שעת חירום המאפשרות שימוש באמצעי מעקב דיגיטליים לטובת קידום מטרה זו. התקנות הותקנו לפי חוק יסוד הממשלה, אשר מסמיך את הממשלה, במצבי חירום, להתקין תקנות שמטרתן הגנה על המדינה ועל ביטחון הציבור. ככל...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Mar 2020
On January 8 ,2020, the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority published preliminary data on the inspection proceedings it undertook since the Information Security Regulations, 2017, entered into force in May 2018. In addition, the Authority published the findings of its ...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jan 2020
This legal update includes a review of the Israeli Supreme Court ruling, rejecting a petition by Dr. Ruth Levy challenging a decision of the Compensation and Royalties Committee in the Ministry of Justice under the Patents Law to deny her royalties for inventions she de...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. & Yael Riemer & Dorin Skelli | Jan 2020
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA may apply to entities located out of California which collects consumers' personal data on residents of California. In this legal update we review the principal provis...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. & Dorin Skelli | Dec 2019
On November 7, 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its judgement in Civil Appeal 4110/18 Jane Doe v. Kadima Science and Education for Life Ltd. (PBC). The case deals with the question of whether a class action can be brought for causes of action pursuant to the Prote...Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. & Amit Dat | Nov 2019
FBC represented ECI Telecom Group in its approx. $485m sale to Ribbon Communications, a US company listed on NASDAQ. The acquisition will be consummated through a reverse triangle merger, whereby Ribbon will acquire all outstanding equity of ECI. Ribbon will issue 3...Eran Yaniv & Liat Halperin & Michal Faktor & Uri Lampert & Yuval Peled & Ofir Nahum Fartuk & Shira Bleiman & Gal Doitch & Sharon Rosen & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. & Ziv Schwartz & Shani Brown | Nov 2019
FBC and DLA Piper represented AngioDynamics Inc., in an acquisition of Eximo Medical Ltd., an Israeli company. The transaction included extensive and sensitive negotiations of the terms and conditions of the acquisition from the various shareholders of Eximo Medical Ltd...Raz Tepper & Sharon Klein-Manbar & Anat Shavit & Yuval Peled & Naama Davidovich & Atar Kaplan & Jonathan Shtang & Moran Friedman & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Oct 2019
We are pleased to update you with a number of developments in the areas of privacy protection and information security law which impact directly on companies who use personal information. In summary, in recent weeks there have been three significant developments in t...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jul 2019
FBC represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as lead joint book-running managers in the $127 million initial public offering in the United Sates and listing on the New York Stock Exchange of Fiverr International Ltd. (including the exerci...Eran Yaniv & Sharon Rosen & Liat Halperin & Shany Zalmanovich & Yuval Peled & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. & Chen Cohen | Jul 2019