Edith Sokol is a patent attorney and a founding partner at Cohn, de Vries Stadler & Co. Edith joined a group of partners that retired from Reinhold Cohn & Partners and established the new firm in December 2020.
Edith holds several academic degrees from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology: Chemistry (2002), Materials Engineering (2002) and Chemical Engineering (2008). Before becoming a patent attorney, Edith was a senior chemical and materials R&D engineer in industries in Israel.
Her multidisciplinary engineering background and expertise allowed her to accumulate vast experience in strategic IP counseling, IP portfolio-building and management in diverse technological fields , including materials science, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, chemical engineering and process development, medical devices, healthcare, water technologies, cleantech, renewables, foodtech, agritech, and more.
As a founding partner at Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co., Edith coordinates the professional service and practice in technological fields relating to chemistry, materials and chemical engineering. Her clients span a broad range of companies and industries, from local, seed start-ups, through venture capital funds, up to global corporations; among them are leading industrial companies in the Israeli economy.
In addition to providing IP services to tech-transfer units of leading Israeli universities, Edith is a faculty member at The Jerusalem School of Business Administration of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has been teaching advanced courses in business aspects of intellectual property for several years as part of a special MBA program for the biomedical industries.
Edith is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and of the Israeli Patent Attorney Association (IPAA).