Ben’s expertise includes patent prosecution across a variety of technical fields including medical devices, mobile communications, consumer electronics, micro-fabrication, micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS), and network devices and architectures. He also has a particular interest and capability in the automotive sector. Ben often advises clients on the patentability of computer-related inventions and enjoys devising filing and prosecution strategies to fully utilise a patent portfolio. Ben has also handled many oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office, both as opponent and defendant.
Ben entered the profession at a top-tier patent firm in 2007 after completing a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the field of micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS) and joined Carpmaels & Ransford in 2013.
When not in the office, Ben can be found skimming stones on the Solent with his family or working out which DIY job to do next.
- MEng Electronic Engineering (University of Southampton)
- PhD Electrical & Electronic Engineering (University of Southampton)
- Chartered Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney