Head, Medical Devices Department at Ehrlich & Fenster Patent & Trademark Attorneys
Maier Fenster is head of Ehrlich & Fenster’s medical devices department, which focuses on drafting and prosecuting bioengineering, medical devices and medical imaging patent applications. As the firm’s lead patent attorney, he specialises in groundbreaking and interdisciplinary inventions, as well as helping build IP portfolios that add value to companies, especially start-ups in the fields of medical devices, image processing, physics, electronic systems, computer science, the Internet and bioinformatics.
Mr Fenster has been involved in the drafting and prosecution of thousands of patent applications and in oppositions and litigation support worldwide. He has also been involved in drafting patentability opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions and infringement opinions.
Mr Fenster is an inventor in about 30 patent applications in the fields of software and medical devices (mechanics and electronics).
Mr Fenster lectures in academic and professional forums and was a mentor in Talpiot courses and involved in the selection of students for the Talpiot programme. He holds an MSc in computer science and a BSc in mathematics and physics.
Mr Fenster is ranked by Chambers and Partners as a Notable Practitioner for the eighth consecutive year.
Mr Fenster is recognised for his expertise in software patents, particularly concerning bioengineering and medical devices.