Software, Information Sys. Department Team

Ophir Hershkovitz


Technical Advisor

M.B.A, B.Sc. E.E.

Specific Expertise

Agritech, Agrotech, Airborne Display, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Automotive Cyber, Autonomous Vehicles, Aviation and Aerospace/ Aeronautics, Big Data, Communications, Communications Engineering, Computational Biology, Computer Architecture, Computer Hardware Engineering, Cyber Security, Diagnostic Methods and Technologies, Digital Electronics, Digital Health, Drones, Drug Delivery, Electrical Machines, Electronic Commerce, Electronic Marketplace, Emergency Communications, Green Energy, High Voltage, Hi-tech (high tech), Homeland Security, Imaging, IoT, Machine Learning, Media Streaming, Medical Devices, Medical Imaging Technologies, Medical Related Algorithms, Medical Sensors, Medical Technologies, MEMS (micro-electrical mechanical system), Micro-electronics, Mobile, Mobile Devices (cameras, navigation), Navigation, Network Communications, On-line Financing, Optics – Electro-optics, Printing, Project Management, Renewable Energy, Robotics, Semiconductor Devices, Semiconductors, Sensors (molecular sensors, solid state sensors), Software Engineering, Solar Energy, System Engineering, Video Conferencing, Virtual Reality, Weapons and Ammunition, Wireless communications.

Experience & Background

Ophir is a Technical Advisor in the Software and Information System Department, which focuses on drafting and prosecuting security (cyber), database management, advertisement systems, medical imaging, telecommunications and Internet related patent applications for International and Israeli companies and entrepreneurs.

He has broad experience in patent portfolio analysis, development, implementation and evaluation and is also proficient in design analysis (reverse engineering) and patent infringement analysis in the electronics and semiconductors area.

Ophir has vast experience in technical design and development, program and project management in the semiconductor industry, as well as technical Sales support experience for clients from the top semiconductors and electronics companies.


2015 Affiliated with Ehrlich & Fenster as a Technical Advisor

2014-2015 Qualcomm Israel Ltd. – Program Manager Managed the design program of several wired connectivity peripherals IP cores for multiple IC projects.

2011-2013 Lantiq Israel Ltd. – Program Manager Managed the R&D program of several Wireless LAN IC development projects.

1998-2000, 2002-2010 Chipworks Inc. – Ottawa, Canada.

Manager, Program Management – Patent Intelligence Business Unit. Ophir Led a team of program managers responsible for all clients’ programs and projects of patent portfolio development and analysis. He prepared and negotiated clients agreements, Wrote policies and work instructions for the business unit and the corporation, and established pricing guidelines.He Worked closely with VP of Sales and VP of Patent Intelligence to close opportunities and to establish strategies for handling key accounts.

As Senior Program Manager – Patent Intelligence Business Unit. Ophir Maintained and developed existing customer relationships, provided plans and guidelines for patent portfolio development programs, Negotiated scope, schedule, and price of projects with clients and Developed clients’ patent portfolios and licensing strategies.

As Senior Design Analysis Engineer – Patent Intelligence Business Unit. Ophir has Analyzed and evaluated patents and Conducted infringement analysis to identify applicability of patents on analyzed devices.

2000-2001 Mosaid Technologies, Kanata, Canada –  Project Leader, IC ASIC Design

1989-1998 Motorola Semiconductor Israel (Freescale) Project Leader, IC Custom Design Senior Circuit Design Engineer


1997  M.B.A. degree from the Tel Aviv University, Israel

1987  Coursework toward Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering –  Tel Aviv University, Israel

1982 B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) from The Technion –  Israel Institute of Technology