Our Team

The Ehrlich Group offers clients access to some of the finest legal and technical and minds in the industry, with more than 160 employees who have worked as jurists, patent attorneys and technical advisors. Our firm can claim renowned experts in all areas of Intellectual Property, including Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Designs, Trade Secrets Plant Breeder’s Rights, Anti-Counterfeiting, Open Source, and much more.

Hadassa Waterman

Head of Biotech Department

Title: Ph.D., Biochem., Mol. Biol. Patent Attorney

Email:  hadassa@ipatent.co.il

Phone:  +972-73-7919199

Specific Expertise

  • Agrotech

  • Bioinformatics

  • Genome-Editing

  • Immunemodulation

  • Microbiome

  • Stem Cell Therapy

  • Foodtech

  • Cannabis-related inventions

  • antibodies-related inventions


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 manages the IP portfolios of reputable
    academic institutions, biotech companies, Startups
    and international organizations.

  • 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.


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 once again this year, one of the leading 250 women practitioners in the world in the field of IP, in the Global Top 250 Women in IP 2019 ranking of Managing Intellectual Property guide. She was also named a Patent Star for the fifth consecutive year in their IP Stars 2019 ranking. Hadassa was also recommended in the Legal 500 ranking of Intellectual property: filing and prosecution: patents practitioners.

Contact US

G. E. Ehrlich (1995) Ltd.
Sky Tower, 13th Floor
35 Hamasger Street
6721407 Tel Aviv, Israel
Email: info@ipatent.co.il
Tel.: +972-73-7919199
Fax.: +972-73-7919100