Ben focuses his practice on intellectual property and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on patent, trademark and false advertising disputes. He is a dual-qualified lawyer in the U.S. and Australia—providing clients with a diverse set of skills, a scientific background and a unique global perspective.
Ben clerked for Judge William J. Martínez and Magistrate Judge Kathleen M. Tafoya in the District of Colorado and for Chief Judge James D. Peterson and Judge William M. Conley in the Western District of Wisconsin. Such experience allows him to employ strategic litigation—appreciating the court’s procedures and processes—leading to positive, client-focused outcomes.
Ben teaches false advertising and patent law courses as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. As a thought leader in intellectual property, Ben has also authored articles in patent blogs and publications, such as Patently-O and IPSANZ.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Ben worked in the Denver office of an IP boutique law firm and the Sydney and Melbourne offices of an international law firm. With this combined experience, Ben brings broad expertise in both intellectual property and commercial litigation.