Ziv Rotenberg is an innovation and business strategist and IP expert specializing in innovation strategies, IP aspects of business strategies and transactions, IP protection and integration of IP and business. He is the founder of Group8 Consultants, anIP and innovation strategy consultancy. Ziv works with tech companies, startups, investors, universities and research institutions on building IP portfolios, strategies and innovation infrastructures that drive the creation of valuable strategic assets and their use to drive business, achieve strategic goals,create opportunities and lower risks. He also advises companies entering China or doing business in China or with Chinese companies and investors on IP aspects of strategic transactions (including investment agreements, M&As, JVs and other collaborations).
Ziv has been living and working in Beijing, China’s capital, for the past 7 years. Prior to coming to China he worked as a lawyer at two of Israel’s leading IP law firms and represented multinational corporations and Israeli companies in various complex IP matters, IP disputes and transactions. Since moving to China Ziv managed the China operations for Israel’s leading IP firm for 4 years, after which he opened his own consultancy. He is also currently completing his PhD in international law at China University of Political Science and Law.