University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law,
Order of the Coif
The Ohio State University,
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1997
Academic All-Big Ten, 1995, 1996, 1997
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)
Missouri State Bar
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
American Bar Association
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings), 2021
Thompson Coburn LLP
Howell & Haferkamp, L.C.
Ben brings a background in electrical and computer engineering to his legal practice, which primarily focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
In particular, Ben works closely on patents related to sophisticated digital electronics, including high performance stream processing platforms, artificial intelligence applications, mobile applications, and cloud computing, as well as medical imaging technology, and financial services technology.
He also provides counseling to clients on issues such as licensing, patent infringement, and patent invalidity, particularly in connection with products in development.
In addition to a J.D., Ben holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University.
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