Ben specialises in the protection of computer-implemented inventions, with a particular interest in AI and machine learning. He is regularly sought out by colleagues and clients for his expertise in this area, and in 2021 ran weekly training sessions on deep learning for patent attorneys and solicitors at EIP.
Ben has helped to secure patent rights domestically and internationally for large tech companies and SMEs alike, in technical fields such as robotics, image processing, blockchain, cryptography, user interfaces, specialist processing units and telecoms. Ben is a strong advocate for the value of human engagement, and enjoys nothing more than getting to know his clients and their business needs.
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.