Partner - Intellectual Property Attorney
Ben has a diverse practice, spanning areas of corporate and intellectual property law. Ben frequently acts as an outsourced general counsel for some of CMB’s clients, operating as a member of their team, focused on the success of the business and providing legal oversight. His corporate practice also includes corporate formation and business planning, merger and acquisition transactions, early-stage financings, and negotiating technology, licensing, and partnership agreements with third parties.
In addition to his corporate practice, Ben has an extensive background in patent and trademark law. Ben’s practice includes preparing and prosecuting patent applications, counseling clients regarding issues related to portfolio management and strategic growth, negotiating complex licensing agreements, and litigating clients’ patent rights. He has also analyzed large-scale patent portfolios for some of the world’s most advanced technology companies and helped clients maximize their return on investment by devising multi-faceted monetization strategies.
Ben’s technological experience spans a variety of mechanical and electrical fields, including computer software, fiber optics, medical devices, biosensors, automotive technologies, telecommunications networks, paper products and manufacturing, sporting goods, encryption, data analytics, and activity monitoring.
Ben also has a robust trademark practice, policing clients’ marks across the globe and enforcing trademark rights in court when necessary. Based on his broad exposure to all aspects of IP counseling, clients can rely on Ben to provide them with strategic guidance they can trust at virtually every stage of their intellectual property development, particularly with respect to the mechanical, electrical, and computer science arts.
Bars / Courts Admitted:
Supreme Court of Georgia
Northern District of Georgia
Fulton County Superior Court
Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
USPTO Patent Bar
JD, Georgia State University College of Law
BS ME, Georgia Institute of Technology