Senior Associate, UK and European Patent Attorney
Ben specialises in the protection of computer-implemented inventions. He has helped to secure patent rights domestically and internationally for large tech companies and SMEs alike, in areas including robotics, image processing, blockchain, cryptography, user interfaces, specialist processing units and telecoms. Ben is an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning, but remains a strong advocate for the value of human engagement. In 2021, Ben ran weekly training sessions on deep learning for patent attorneys and solicitors at EIP.
Prior to joining EIP, Ben completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics at Imperial College London, having previously spent four years teaching physics and mathematics at a private college. His PhD research focused on developing analytical and numerical techniques for studying guided waves and resonant effects. Ben’s work has been published in various academic journals and he has presented at national and international conferences on a range of topics in applied mathematics.