Head of Medical Devices Department, Ehrlich & Fenster’s
M.Sc. Comp. Sci., B.Sc. Mathematics & Physics
Lead Patent Attorney
Experience & Background:
Mr. Maier Fenster leads the activity of Ehrlich & Fenster’s 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.
In 1997, Mr. Fenster co-founded the firm of Fenster & Company, later to merge in 2006 with the practice of Ehrlich & Partners, becoming Ehrlich & Fenster, Israel’s largest & leading Patent Attorneys firm.
1994 – Mr. Fenster joined the practice of Sanford T. Colb & Co. as a Patent Attorney trainee.
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
Rankings & Recognitions:
Maier Fenster is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a Notable Practitioner for the 8th consecutive year.
Maier is recognized for his expertise in software patents, particularly concerning bio-engineering and medical devices.
1996 – Mr. Fenster was licensed to practice before the Israel Patent Office as a Patent Attorney and as a Patent Agent at the US Patent & Trademark Office.