Medical Devices and IP

Moderator: Dr. Ilan Cohn, AIPPI-Israel, Co-chair of the conference organizing committee

  • Prof. Rafael (Rafi) Beyar MD, DSc, CEO & Director General, Rambam Healthcare Campus: The Long Road from Innovation to Medical Product 
  • Mr. Moshe Mizrahy, CEO of Home Skinovations: From Startup to NASDAQ - Creating value through IP
  • Dr. Jacob (Kobi) Richter, Chief Technology Officer of Medinol:  Patent enforcement as preparation for patent prosecution

Monday, March 21, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Hall A

Israel is a powerhouse of new medical technologies. It is estimated that a third of the new game-changing medical technologies come out of Israel. Patents play a key role in the ability to successfully commercialize medical technologies and as by its nature development of medical technologies require a multidisciplinary approach, so does the patent strategy. A successful patent strategy needs also to take regulatory issues into consideration.