Dr. Hadassa Waterman


Head of Biotech Department

Ph.D., Biochem., Mol. Biol.

Patent Attorney

Specific Expertise

Agritech, Agrotech, Algeatech, Bioinformatics, Cell Therapy, CRISPR-Cas9, Genome-Editing, Immunemodulation, Microbiome, Stem Cell Therapy.

Experience & Background

Since 2001 Dr. Waterman has been involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

Dr. Waterman specializes in IP matters in fields such as cell biology, bio-informatics, immunology, biochemistry, nanotechnology, medical devices, agrotech and nutrition.

Dr. Waterman is involved in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, including opposition procedures, in rendering opinions regarding IP matters, in IP Due Diligence processes, and in devising IP and commercialization strategies.


The Biotech department managed by Dr. Waterman has won the Corporate INTL Global Award 2012 as the “Biotechnology Law Firm of the Year in Israel”.

Dr. Waterman has won the “Biotech Patent Attorney of the 2014 Year in Israel” by GlobalLawExperts.


2001 Affiliated with Ehrlich & Partners.


1994-2000 Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

1991-1993 B.Sc. degree in Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.


During her academic career, Dr. Waterman authored over 15 papers and reviews in the fields of Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


Academic Awards

1996-1998 Dr. Waterman was honored with the Gabriela Goldschleger honorary scholarship.

Rankings & Recognitions

Dr. Hadassa Waterman continues to be recognized by the world’s leading ranking guides. Hadassa was named a Patent Star for the 4th consecutive year by Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2018 ranking.
This year Hadassa was named one of the leading 250 women practitioners in the world in the field of IP in the Global Top 250 Women in IP ranking of Managing Intellectual Property international guide.
The Biotech department managed by Dr. Waterman won the Corporate INTL Global Award 2016 as the “Biotechnology Law, Firm of the Year in Israel”.


2003 Licensed as a Patent Attorney before the Israel Patent & Trademark Office.