Ben is an Associate based in Marks & Clerk’s Birmingham office. He joined Marks & Clerk in 2018 and qualified as a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney in 2022.
Ben has experience in patent drafting, filing, and prosecution in a variety of technical fields, including medical equipment, telecommunications, and machine learning, as well as in other areas of software, electronics, and mechanical engineering more generally. He also has experience in due diligence work, infringement and validity analysis, and representing clients in opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office.
Prior to joining Marks & Clerk, Ben graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2018 with a first class Master’s degree in Theoretical Physics. His research project focussed on using a quantum mechanical approach to modelling loss and gain in optical and solid state systems. During university, Ben completed a summer internship with BP, conducting an investigation into improving productivity estimates based on petrophysical data.
MSci, Theoretical Physics, University of Birmingham
Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney