AboutEng. Yael Saidian, Patent Attorney MissionMy mission is to create for foreign colleagues and Israeli clients a better & easier procurement of patent registrations in Israel. Experience:Yael is a registered Israeli patent attorney with over twenty-five years of experience in every aspect of Intellectual Property at top-tier IP law firms, including Seligsohn Gabrieli, Dr. Shlomo Cohen & Co. and Korakh & Co.She has an impressive track record in tackling complex IP challenges, identifying deficiencies in patent specifications and developing design-around strategies as well as extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Israel and abroad (US, EPO, PCT, CN, JP etc.)Yael served as an electronics technician with expertise in communication devices in the Israel Defence Forces and holds a Bachelor’s degree in technology specializing in Textile Chemistry from the Shenkar College of Engineering, (Ramat-Gan, Israel). Yael became a registered Patent Attorney in 1997 (Reg. 126) and is also a registered Engineer (Reg. No. 83846). Industry Areas: Life SciencesLife Sciences Chemistry & PharmaChemistry & Pharma Chemical and pharmaceutical compositions, dyes, surfactants, detergents, methods of industrial production, foods & food additives, nutrition products, cannabis products, dermatological compositions, cosmetic/beauty devices Paper, Polymers, TextilesPaper, Polymers & Textile Polymers & plastics Textile technology, Textile chemistry Printing technology Composite materials, carbon fiber composites Ceramics, nanotechnology in medical components Engineering, Medical devicesEngineering & Medical devices ultrasound imaging devices implants & prosthesis urological prosthetic devices, orthopedic and orthotic devices, dental technologies Weapons and ammunition (grenades, flechettes, decoy missiles, bulletproof vests, safety mechanisms for guns) Consumer products, working tools and mechanics. Water, AgricultureWater & Agriculture Green technologies Water purification Water dispensers Plant fertilizers and pesticides, Methods & devices useful in agriculture Special Expertise:Preparing opinions regarding patentability, infringement, freedom-to-operate, invalidation of patents & analysis of IP portfolios. Yael has prepared opinions for pharma & agro-chemical companies, such as Purdue Pharma, FMC Corporation, Celgene, Abbott Laboratories, as well as for Israeli companies and investment entities. Effective representation in legal procedures & petitions before the Israeli Patent Office.For example:● Extensions for late entry into national phase● Rectifying errors (formalities) upon entry to national phase● Rectifying priority claim● Rush examination● Patent term extension● Reinstatement of abandoned applications● Revival of lapsed patents In addition, Yael has hands-on experience in filing and obtaining Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR), also known as Plant Variety Rights (PVR) and reinstating abandoned registrations in Israel.