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

Ehrlich Group complements its IP litigation work with a strong practice in filing and prosecuting both trade marks and patents as well as particular expertise in the gaming and pharmaceutical sectors. Yehuda Neubauer, a seasoned IP litigator with twenty years of experience representing clients in domestic and cross border matters, co-heads the team. Co-head Roy Melzer focuses on advising tech companies and technology transfer offices. Amit Ehrlich completes the leadership trio with his expertise in commercialising patents and the relevant licensing structures.

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.