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Ehrlich Group

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

The Ehrlich Group is an IP boutique firm which is ‘practical and technically knowledgeable’, drawing upon the expertise of legal and scientific professionals to deliver tailored advice to Israeli and international clients. The group specialises in drafting patent applications that cover multiple jurisdictions, along with representing start-ups and global entities in trade mark prosecution proceedings. Gal Ehrlich’s scientific background, combined with deep IP knowledge, enables him to assist corporations with complex patent procedures, while Maier Fenster is an expert on building patent portfolios which improve the valuation of businesses. Roy Melzer focuses on prosecuting patent applications, and Hadassa Waterman devises IP and commercialisation strategies.

Practice head(s):

Gal Ehrlich; Paul Fenster; Maier Fenster; Amit Ehrlich; Hadassa Waterman; Roy S. Melzer; Revital Green; Eran Naftali; Geoff Melnick; Yehuda Neubauer

Other key lawyers:

Leora Havin; Gitay Kryger


‘They provide great support and advice in all trademark-related questions, from filing and prosecution to recordals and renewals. The team of experienced and highly skilled attorneys is backed up by a very efficient support team and the quality/cost relation is always right. You know that they will provide what you ask for and that for comparatively low cost.’

‘Yehuda Neubauer – he heads the trade mark team and brings in all his experience, expertise and connections. He has a perfect feeling for what is possible and what not and will always tell you.’

‘Ehrlich and Fenster has been our go-to place for advice related to IL and US IP practice. Their in-depth knowledge and class apart service at competitive rates is something that make them different from others.’

Roy Melzer: Roy is responsible for the Hi-tech department of Ehrlich. He is an excellent strategist. His extensive knowledge of the subject matter makes any prosecution straightforward.’

‘The team, especially Maier Darin, are brilliant, persistent, extremely experienced and with deep knowledge of the IP field.’

‘Gal Ehrlich is very responsive and willing to help on any outstanding matters.’

‘Professional team, high scientific background, excellent administration and fair costs for academic applicants.’

‘We have worked with Ehrlich for several years, not only prosecution but contracts and counterfighting. They have been utterly superb throughout our relationship. They are highly responsive, practical, thoughtful, technically knowledgeable and clear.’

Key clients

Stratasys Ltd. Ltd.

Memed Diagnostics

Kornit Digital Ltd.

Real Madrid football team

Biomilk Ltd.

Hyundai Motor Company

Evogene Ltd.

Ramot at Tel-Aviv University Ltd.

Vilmorin & Cie

Pfizer Inc.

TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited

The State of Israel, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

SeedX Technologies Inc.

Tel HaShomer Medical Research Infrastructure and Services Ltd.

Bacardi & Company Limited

Work highlights

  • Drafted and filed over 12 new applications for, a cloud-based platform that allows users to create their own applications and work management software.
  • Managed the portfolio of Biomilk, as well as drafting several very innovative, perhaps even pioneering, Patent Applications for them in the US pertaining to methods and systems for in-vitro milk production.
  • Drafted a Patent application for EEG-SENSE Ltd. ( which has already entered into the National phase during 2021 and is currently being prosecuted in USA, Israel, Europe and China.

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes Tier 3

The Ehrlich Group IP litigation department is ‘extremely professional’, having vast experience of representing clients in high profile patent and trade mark litigation cases. The firm assists companies from a variety of industries, ranging from aerospace to pharmaceutical. Yehuda Neubauer is ‘brilliant, sharp and very calm’, specialising in cross-border IP disputes, while Roy Melzer brings unique expertise on IP strategy. Amit Ehrlich focuses on assisting patent holders with monetisation matters.

Practice head(s):

Yehuda Neubauer; Roy Melzer; Amit Ehrlich

Other key lawyers:

Chamutal Niran; Hila Diller


‘Excellent and highly experienced trade mark practitioner, providing prompt, precise and reliable advice and effective assistance.’

‘Yehuda Neubauer is highly responsive, practical, thoughtful, technically knowledgeable and clear.’

‘Extremely professional, without client manipulations. They know to define the legal situation as it is and to analyse it. In the field of IP- this is the core of everything.’

‘Yehuda Neubauer- brilliant, sharp and very calm.’

‘They provide the best possible advice for their clients and don’t simply persuade them to initiate proceedings. Fair play as litigators, keeping clients’ best interests, which is something rare in this field.’

‘Yehuda Neubauer is an excellent attorney. Friendly, sharp and extremely dedicated.’


Key clients

TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited

AstraZeneca AB

Stratasys Ltd.

Real Madrid football team, FC Barcelona

Bacardi & Company Limited

The Boeing Company

Nikon Corporation

KIA Motors Corporation

Hyundai Motor Company

Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Playtech Software Limited

Pfizer Inc.

Plasson Ltd.

LG Corporation


Wissotzky Tea (Israel) Ltd.

Yandex LLC

Wenger S.A.

Breitling S.A.

Ralph Laurent

Work highlights

  • Managing the opposition filed in Israel on behalf of Novartis AG, against the registration of the Trade Mark “BREZTRI” in the name of AstraZeneca AB.
  • Acting in a case in which Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has filed a notice of opposition against a patent filed by our client, Insitu, Inc., a Boeing Company.
  • Support Nintendo on a raft of IP matters, among them several cases in the past year relating to the wide distribution of copyright infringing game consoles that were produced in China and imported to Israel.

Our roots in IP

Tracing our roots back to 1995, The Ehrlich Group is one of the most prominent Intellectual Property Groups both in Israel and internationally. Founded by Dr. Gal Ehrlich, today the Group comprises three pillars: Ehrlich & Fenster (“E&F”), a Patent & Trademark Attorneys firm; Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer (“EN&M”) our boutique IP litigation firm; and IPTrade, an IP monetization platform.

E&F is ranked as a top-tier firm by both reputed international as well as domestic guides. The firm has long been the destination of choice for innovative clients in all areas of science and technology seeking unparalleled expertise in intellectual property protection and prosecution.

The Ehrlich Group offers clients access to some of the finest legal and technical and minds in the industry, with more than 160 employees who have worked as jurists, patent attorneys and technical advisors. Our firm can claim renowned experts in all areas of Intellectual Property, including Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Designs, Trade Secrets Plant Breeder’s Rights, Anti-Counterfeiting, Open Source, and much more.

Our cutting-edge clients

As a leading international patent firm, E&F showcases diverse expertise and extensive technical knowledge that has cemented our reputation as a top choice for both Israeli and international clients. This is evidenced by our strong global reputation and proven track record in the filing, drafting and prosecuting of patents all over the world.

For example, it is no coincidence that we have the highest rate of Patent applications derived from inventions developed in the principal Israeli academic institutions (Tel Aviv University, The Hebrew University, Be’er Sheva University, Weizmann Institute and the Technion), as well as Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (Volcani Center), Tel Hashomer Hospital, Ichilov Hospital, Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development, Mor Research Applications, Columbia University in the U.S. as well as universities and research institutions from China and the Philippines.

Our global reputation

Our Group drafts and submits new Patent applications, managing their prosecution in Israel and directly in the U.S. for leading multinational corporations and Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Samsung, Huawei, Monsanto, Salesforce, Pfizer, Philips, Boeing, Microsoft, Plasson, Playtech Software, as well as countless startups, top researchers, developers and inventors in Israel and abroad, some of which are Nobel Prize and Wolf Prize laureates.

Our Group

Through the unique synergy within the other members of the Ehrlich Group, our clients are put at a considerable advantage by the cross-border legal practice and litigation experience of EN&M, which helps resolve any oppositions to IP rights, infringement disputes involving patents, trademarks, designs or copyrights, or many other types of IP disputes. EN&M also bring experience in litigation proceedings before the Patent and Trademark Registrar, as well as before Israeli Courts, including litigation support in foreign countries including the U.S., South America, Europe and the Far East.

The cradle-to-grave offering also taps into the vast industry expertise of IPTrade, a unique platform developed by the Group with a purpose to support its clients with the monetization procedures of their IP assets, based on the experience and knowledge the group has gained and based on its international connections.

Partner with Ehrlich Group, where your ideas are protected, defended, valued and maximized in full compliance with our mission: “Turning Ideas Into Value.”

BioTech Dr. Gal
Litigation consultant Dr. Paul
Medical devices Maier
Computing Technologies Adv. Roy S
IP monetization, litigation Adv. Amit
Biotech, immunology, agrotechnology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, canntech Dr. Hadassa
Pharmacology, chemistry Dr. Revital
Physics, electronics, electrooptics Dr. Eran
Hi-tech Geoffrey
Litigation, trade marks, designs, copyright, trade secrets Adv. Yehuda
Gal Ehrlich photoDr Gal EhrlichFounder and Managing Director
Amit Ehrlich photoAdv Amit EhrlichVice President and Legal Counsel
Maier Fenster photo Maier FensterHead of Medical Devices Department
Paul Fenster photoDr Paul FensterSenior Patent Attorney & Litigation Consultant
Revital Green photoDr Revital GreenHead of Chemistry and Pharma Department
Geoffrey Melnick photo Geoffrey MelnickHead of Hi-Tech Department
Roy Melzer photoAdv Roy MelzerHead of Computing Technologies Department
Eran Naftali photoDr Eran NaftaliHead of Physics Department
Yehuda Neubauer photoAdv Yehuda NeubauerHead of IP Litigation (EN&M), Head of Trademarks and Design Department
Hadassa Waterman photoDr Hadassa WatermanHead of Biotech Department
Number of lawyers : 60

Ehrlich Group to assist Ukrainian refugees.

Ehrlich Group is eager to assist refugees who fled Ukraine by providing them with accommodations and basic provisions. However, and more importantly, we wish to provide them with remote, hybrid, or in-primacy professional training as an Intellectual Property Paralegal. This profession, which is in high demand worldwide, does not require a particular license to practice and can also be acquired and/or practiced remotely.