Software, Information Sys. Department Team

Roy S. Melzer


Practice areas







Litigation Support

Head of Software, Information Sys. Department

Patent Attorney, Adv.,

B.Sc. Comp. Sci., LL.B.

Specific Expertise

Artificial Intelligence in Automotive, Artificial Intelligence in Meditech, Artificial Intelligence(AI), Big Data, Block Chain, Classifier, Cloud Computing , Cyber Security, Cybertech, Digital Health, Insurtech , IoT, Machine Learning, Medical Devices, Medical Imaging, Mobile, Network Communications, Neural Network, Robotics, Semiconductor Devices.

Experience & Background

Adv. and Patent Attorney Roy Melzer manages the hi-tech activity of Ehrlich Group.
His department focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications for various computer-related inventions, including cybersecurity, machine learning, Blockchain, database management, advertisement systems, image-processing-based inventions such as image compression (decoders and protocols), digital health and medical imaging, parallel and distributed processing, telecoms and internet-related patent applications.
The department serves R&D centers of international companies and many Israeli startup companies and entrepreneurs. The department also handles hardware and technical implementations of business processes.

Mr Melzer is an expert at prosecution of patents in Israel and the US, to grant. He has substantial expertise in developing IP portfolios for start-ups and providing due diligence analysis and freedom-to-operate opinions.
His practice includes the use of up-to-date LegalTech tools and statistical analytic tools including examiner decision data.


Among the clients of the department are IBM, Zebra Medical Vision Ltd. , Cognata Ltd., Dynamic Yield , ART Medical Ltd., NEC Corporation Of America, Behalf Ltd. ,enSilo Ltd.,SparkBeyond Ltd., and tech transfer organizations of all major universities and medical centers in Israel such as Ramot -the tech transfer company of the Tel Aviv University, T3  – the tech transfer company of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and  Yissum Research Development -the tech transfer company of the Hebrew University and many more.


Mr Melzer is also a partner of the boutique IP law firm Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer, also of the Ehrlich Group.

Mr Melzer was recommended for his expertise on patent matters in several international ranking guides such as: the IAM Patent 1000 2018,  the Legal 500 2019. In 2018, Legal 500 lauded his professional
achievements on behalf of Mobli Technologies “regarding one of the most valuable patent applications in Israeli history. Mr. Melzer is also recommended in the Managing Intellectual Property IP stars 2018 ranking.


2017 –  Founded Ehrlich, Neubauer & Melzer Law firm.

2005 – Affiliated with Ehrlich & Partners, later to become Ehrlich & Fenster.

2004 – 2005 – Gilat, Bareket & Co. Attorneys at Law – Articled Clerk, engaged in patent litigation. Was directly involved in several biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent disputes. Assisted in litigation of trademarks, copyrights and trade-secrets cases before the Patents, Trademarks and Design Registrar and in various courts in Israel.

2004 IViR – Institute for Information of the Faculty of law of the University of Amsterdam. Engaged as a research assistant in several projects and conferences regarding Copyright and Media Law.

2002 – 2004 – Rafael-Armament Development Authority – Worked as a software programmer on a number of image processing and real time projects.



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

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


Rankings & Recognitions

Roy Melzer continues to be recognized by the world’s leading ranking guides, year after year. He was identified by IAM Patent 1000 2019 as a Leading Individual in Prosecution of Patents as well as being recommended as a leading Transactions attorney in this ranking. Roy was described as “universally adored by clients for his ability to “swiftly master complex research”, dual-qualified and trusted by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to handle its patents in Israel, cementing his status as one of the most sought-after electronics and software attorneys in the country. They go on to quote one client who said: “I have worked with patent attorneys around the globe, but Roy is by far the finest software expert I’ve ever come across in Israel or the United States. His depth of knowledge and the breadth of his experience – coupled with his unique ability to gauge the essence of an idea, translate it into its core components and extract unique intellectual property from it – are just outstanding.”
He was named one of 300 leading IP strategist from around the world in the IAM Strategy 300 ranking. Roy is also commended in the editorial of the Legal 500 ranking and in the 2018 Edition, they lauded his work on behalf of Mobli Technologies, “regarding one of the most valuable patent applications in Israeli history,”. Roy is also commended in the 2019 editorial of the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars ranking.


2006 Licensed as a Patent Attorney before the Israel Patent & Trademark Office.

2006 Admitted to practice, Israel Bar.

Member of INTA, AIPPI, and PTMG organizations

member of the Standing Committee on IT and Internet of AIPPI