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Ehrlich & Fenster of Ehrlich Group


Head of Medical Devices Department


Maier leads the activity of the Medical Devices department, which focuses on drafting and prosecuting Bioengineering, Medical Devices and Medical Imaging patent applications.

Mr. Fenster specializes in groundbreaking and interdisciplinary inventions, as well as in helping build IP portfolios that add value to companies, especially start-up companies in the fields of Image Processing, Physics, Electronic Systems, Computer Science, Internet and Bioinformatics.
Mr. Fenster was involved in drafting and prosecution of thousands of patent applications and in oppositions and litigation support worldwide.
He was also involved in drafting patentability opinions, freedom to operate opinions and infringement opinions.
Mr. Fenster is an inventor in about 30 patent applications in the fields of software and medical devices (mechanics and electronics).
Mr. Fenster lectures in academic and professional forums and was a mentor in Talpiyot courses and involved in the selection of students for the Talpiyot Program.

Maier has been commended by the IAM Patent 1000 Israel ranking for 2018 as well as the Chambers & Partners Israel IP patent & Trademark agent ranking for 2018.


English, Hebrew


1989 – B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Mathematics & Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Talpiyot Program), Israel
1994 – M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

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Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution

At the forefront of IP prosecution in Israel, Ehrlich Group advises a vast array of universities, research institutions, Fortune 500 companies, hi-tech multinationals, start-ups, as well as private individuals. Both a scientist and eminent patent attorney, Gal Ehrlich heads the practice. Other key contacts in the team include Maier Fenster, who leads the medical devices department and focuses on interdisciplinary inventions as well as building IP portfolios for start-ups, and Roy Melzer, who heads up the hi-tech department and acts for large multinational tech companies and research organisations. Medical institutions, universities, and companies operating in agrotech and nutrition often seek advice from Hadassa Waterman.