David de Vries

Founding Partner at Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co

David de Vries holds a BSc in mechanical engineering (cum laude) from the Ben Gurion University of the Negev (1986).

He has three decades of experience as a patent attorney and was involved in the drafting of patent applications in a variety of technological and mechanical engineering fields, and in handling patent application prosecution procedures in Israel and abroad. Mr de Vries has extensive experience in providing opinion on patentability and freedom to operate over third parties' rights. In addition, he advises private and business entities in all stages of decision-making related to the development and management of their intellectual property, including strategic planning of industrial and business needs.

In his previous position as a senior partner in the Reinhold Cohn Group, he co-headed the technology department, leading the work of many patent attorneys.

Mr de Vries is ranked in international directories as a leading patent attorney in Israel.

Mr de Vries has coached and taught generations of patent attorneys who passed the qualification exams under his ongoing supervision and guidance.

He has also taught IP courses at institutions of higher education in Israel, including the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, the Technion and HIT Holon Institute of Technology.

He gives voluntary lectures to members of the Meitzar Leadership and Social Responsibility College.

Professional associations

  • Israel Patent Attorneys Association

Sample client list

  • Keter Plastic Ltd
  • Rollink Clever Solutions Ltd
  • Wheelchairs of Hope
  • Y Stern Engineering

Firm details

Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co
Ziv Towers
Tower D
24 Raoul Wallenberg St
Tel Aviv 6971924

Contact details

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