Irit is an experienced patent attorney. In addition to prosecuting patent applications for major clients in the pharmaceutical industry, Irit also takes part in patent litigation at the PTO and the courts. Irit has three decades of experience in patent prosecution and life science litigation both as external counsel and in-house attorney in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Irit is a graduate of the Tel Aviv University (B.Sc. Life Sciences, 1985; M.Sc. Pharmacology, 1988; Ph.D. Pharmacology 1993) and the Ono Academic College (LL.B., 2008). Irit was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Neurochemistry of the Tel Aviv University and at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College, London and holds a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Information Management and Regulatory Affairs from City University, London (1999).
Irit is an avid wildlife photography fan, practices Pilates, yoga and swimming and studies foreign languages.