Adv Roy Melzer > Ehrlich Group > Ramat Gan, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Ehrlich Group

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Ehrlich & Fenster, EN&M of Ehrlich Group


Head of Computing Technologies Department


Adv. Roy Melzer heads the activity of Computing Technologies Department, which focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications for various computer based inventions including security (cyber), database management, advertisement systems, image processing based inventions such as:

image compression (decoders and protocols), medical imaging and real time image processing inventions, parallel processing, telecommunications and Internet related patent applications for International and Israeli companies and entrepreneurs.

Roy specializes in cases involving complex technical subject matter and legal issues, especially those relating to computer implemented inventions. Roy also gained extensive experience in prosecution matters concerning imaging, hardware, optics, and technical implementations of business processes.

He is also substantially experienced in the process of developing IP portfolio for startups and in providing due diligence reports and freedom to operate opinions.

Roy was commended for his expertise in patent matters in the IAM Patent 1000 Israel 2018 ranking.

Adv. Melzer  drafts and prosecutes priority patent applications for clients such as IBM, Samsung, CyberArk, Top Image Systems, Medical Sensible and many others.


English, Hebrew




2000 – 2004 – LL.B. Law degree, Faculty of Law, Haifa University, Israel

2000 – 2004 – B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Haifa University, Israel

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes

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.

Israel > 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.