Dr. D’vorah Graeser is the founder and CEO of Graeser Associates International (GAI), an international intellectual property firm specializing in the preparation, filing and prosecution of medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, bioinformatics and medical software patents. GAI develops customized intellectual property strategies for companies interested in selling their ideas and products internationally.
Dr. Graeser has been a U.S. Patent Agent for over 15 years and brings extensive experience and expertise in the biomedical field. Prior to starting GAI, she founded Dr. D. Graeser Ltd., a successful intellectual property firm still operating in Israel. Dr. Graeser has also served as vice president of intellectual property at Compugen, Ltd., where she integrated intellectual property strategies to fit overall company strategies. Dr. Graeser is an accomplished speaker as well, presenting to audiences in the U.S. and Israel on international intellectual property law and licensing.
D’vorah grew up in suburban Chicago before earning a B.A. in biochemistry with honors from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. After receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Graeser was awarded two post-doctoral fellowships, one at the Institute for Biomedical Computing at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and another at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, England. There she performed computer programming and experimental work for the Human Genome Project, including writing software for image processing.