Düsseldorf, EIP Europe LLP
Ben is a German attorney-at-law and partner and heads the Düsseldorf office. His expertise is patent litigation, having advised and acted in more than a hundred infringement matters in Germany, including cross-border disputes relating to the UK and the US, among other countries. He was involved in the case of Visto Corporation v Research in Motion, and acted for Ericsson in the dispute of IPCom v Deutsche Telekom.
Ben has more than 15 years experience in IP and worked as a partner in several major firms in Germany, including Taylor Wessing and DLA Piper.
Ben also advises on employee inventions, license and R&D agreements, copyright and unfair competition law. His clients come from many industries including telecommunications, consumer electronics, general engineering, pharma and medical devices.
Ben is a frequent speaker at conferences, including at the CASRIP Institute in Seattle/USA, where he is a member of the Advisory Committee.