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Tamar van der Boom, Ph.D.

Senior Patent Attorney, Tel Aviv


Dr. Tamar van der Boom is a Senior Patent Attorney in the Life Sciences Group at Pearl Cohen's Tel Aviv office. Tamar’s practice includes drafting patent applications, prosecution, drafting Freedom to Operate (FTO) and Patentability opinions; she has large experience in handling IP portfolio of clients and advise for IP strategy. Tamar is a chemist with expertise in organic chemistry – inorganic chemistry – materials – pharma (formulation/new compounds/drugs and uses thereof)- nanotechnology-solar energy conversion- energy replacement.

Prior to joining Pearl Cohen, Tamar completed three years of postdoctoral research at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and then worked in the Chemistry Division of Compugen Ltd. in Israel.



  • Israel Patent Office


Northwestern University, U.S.A, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Physical and Organic Chemistry
Weizmann Institute of Science, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, 1999
Weizmann Institute of Science, M.S. Organic Chemistry, 1994
Tel-Aviv University, B.Sc. Chemistry, 1992


English & Hebrew

Professional Membership

Israeli Chemical Society


van der Boom T, Evmenenko G, Dutta P, Wasielewski MR. Self-assembly of photofunctional siloxane-based calix[4]arenes on oxide surfaces. Chem Mater. 2003 Sep 4;15(21):4068-74.

van der Boom T, Hayes RT, Zhao Y, Bushard PJ, Weiss EA, Wasielewski MR. Charge transport in photofunctional nanoparticles self-assembled from zinc 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(perylenediimide)porphyrin building blocks. J Am Chem Soc. 2002 Jul 19;124(32):9582-90.

Kalny D, Elhabiri M, Moav T, Vaskevich A, Rubinstein I, Shanzer A, Albrecht-Gary AM. A new molecular switch: redox-driven translocation mechanism of the copper cation. Chem Comm. 2002;13:1426-7.

Doron-Mor I, Hatzor A, Vaskevich A, van der Boom-Moav T, Shanzer A, Rubinstein I, Cohen H. Controlled surface charging as a depth-profiling probe for mesoscopic layers. Nature. 2000 Jul 27;406(6794):382-5.

Hatzor A, van der Boom-Moav T, Yochelis S, Vaskevich A, Shanzer A, Rubinstein I. A metal-ion coordinated hybrid multiplayer. Langmuir, 2000 Apr 21;16(10):4420-3.

Hatzor A, Moav T, Cohen H, Libman J, Shanzer A, Rubinstein I. Coordination-controlled self-assembled multilayers on gold. J Am Chem Soc. 1998 Dec 10;120(51):13469-77.

Moav T, Hatzor A, Cohen H, Libman J, Rubinstein I, Shanzer A. Coordination-based symmetric and asymmetric bilayers on gold surfaces. Chem Eur J. 1998 Dec 14;4(3):502-6.

Gartsman K, Cahen D, Kadyshevitch A, Libman J, Moav T, Naaman R, Shanzer A, Umansky V, Vilan A. Molecular control of a GaAs transistor. Chem Phys Lett. 1998 Feb 13;283(5):301-6.

Kadyshevitch A, Naaman R, Cohen R, Cahen D, Moav T, Libman J, Shanzer A. Characterization of molecular modified surface states by wavelength and time-dependent two photon photoemission spectroscopy. J Phys Chem B. 1997 May 15;101(20):4085-9.

Bruening M, Cohen R, Guillemoles JF, Moav T, Libman J, Shanzer A, Cahen D. Simultaneous control of surface potential and wetting of solids with chemisorbed multifunctional ligands. J Am Chem Soc. 1997 Jun 18;119(24):5720-8.

Cahen D, Cohen R, Gal D, Hodes G, Libman J, Moav T, Shanzer A, Schock HW. Interface energetics and engineering of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells. Proc. MRS-J Symposium R; Novel Semiconducting Materials. H. Oyanagi ed. 1996:30-4.