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
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
עלינו לאוויר! בימים אלה מלאה שנה לכניסתן לתוקף של תקנות הגנת הפרטיות (אבטחת מידע), אשר חלות על כל גוף עסקי שאוסף ומעבד מידע על אנשים פרטיים (לקוחות, עובדים, ספקים, ועוד). FBC Online הוא כלי משפטי חדשני שמספק – לראשונה בישראל – אפשרות לבדיקה מקוונת ואוטומטית של עמידת הא...Amit Dat & Omri Rachum-Twaig, Dr. | Jun 2019
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
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