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The firm

The Ehrlich Group is a leading Israel based Intellectual Property firm offering premiere expertise in the full range of IP services, including all matters concerning the protection and prosecution of intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Breeder's Right's etc.) and IP legal services, including, litigation and litigation support services, to corporations, institutions, governmental institutions, universities and individual clients around the world. The Group includes the patent attorneys firm Ehrlich & Fenster, the law firm Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer, and the monetizing firm IPTrade.

Founder Dr. Gal Ehrlich has a B.Sc. in biology and a Ph.D. in genetic engineering from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a degree in Law, LL.B., from Tel Aviv University. In June 1995, Dr. Ehrlich established Ehrlich & Partners which quickly became the fastest-growing IP firm in Israel. In 2006 he joined forces with Mr. Paul Fenster (B.E.E., Ph.D electrophysics) to create one of Israel's largest patent attorney firm.

2017 was a landmark year for the Ehrlich Group, following the formation of the IP boutique law firm, Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer (EN&M) at the beginning of the year, thus becoming a one-stop-shop that provides clients with all-round IP services.

The synergistic cooperation between Ehrlich & Fenster and Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer allows our clients to enjoy the group's premier expertize in a broad spectrum of strategic and legal matters. On the one hand, obtaining patents, trademarks and designs at an unrivalled level in Israel, and at the same time, receiving legal services and representation in all areas of intellectual property by top tier Israeli lawyers, who specialize in this area.

Areas of practice

With more than 120 highly experienced IP professionals, we attend to all IP needs of our clients, from filing and prosecuting a large raft of patents, trademarks or designs, protect copyrights and plant breeders' rights, to securing their IP rights in litigation proceedings and maximizing their value. We advise our clients on matters concerning strategic planning, portfolio management, due diligence and legal analysis.

Every year, we file thousands of patent applications, over a 1,000 of which in the USA alone, for an extensive domestic and international clientele including universities, start-ups and multinational corporations, such as Microsoft and IBM. We prepare and file about half of all inventions generated by Israel's most prestigious academic establishments, including The Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, The Technion, Weizmann Institute of Science, Ben-Gurion University and Ariel University.

Our global reputation of filing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications before the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO), is a direct result of our patent attorneys' immense knowledge. Many of our firm's patent attorneys gained experience as patent examiners in the USPTO, around a quarter of whom are licensed to practice before the USPTO and all of them are directly involved with the USPTO.

EN&M provides our clients with legal guidance, helping them use, protect and commercialize their IP rights in the best possible way. Whether their patent, trademark or design has been opposed or infringed, their trade secrets or non-disclosure agreements breached, or an IP lawsuit has been filed against them, we offer litigators with a successful track record in IP litigation and a deep understanding of the business, technology and the industry in which they operate.

Together with EN&M, the Ehrlich Group now formulate the most effective litigation strategy to protect our client's ideas and secure them the best result in any legal proceedings before the courts or the Patent Offices in Israel, the U.S., or elsewhere.

Languages English

Number of lawyers38 Patent Attorneys + 6 Lawyers

Contacts Giulio Sironi
Stefania Bergia

Member AIPPI

Above material supplied by Ehrlich Group.

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