Benjamin Bell

Benjamin Bell

Associate - Patent Attorney

A member of Potter Clarkson’s patents team, Ben is experienced in European and UK patent law.

In particular, Ben has experience with drafting and prosecuting European and UK patent applications across a broad range of technical subject matter. Ben also has experience with managing large patent families, with instructing prosecution across a range of foreign jurisdictions, and with providing infringement and freedom to operate advice.

Prior to joining Potter Clarkson in 2022, Ben worked for another leading London based law firm where he trained and qualified as a European Patent Attorney.



Materials science, mechanical engineering, alloys, ceramics, battery technology, semiconductors, electronics, computing and computer implemented inventions, chemistry


Ben graduated in with a first-class degree in materials science with nuclear engineering (MEng) from Imperial College London, following which completed a PhD at the same university, with a focus on the simulation of corrosion and hydrogen pick-up in nuclear fuel cladding materials. Following completion of his PhD, Ben conducted a year of post-doctoral research before joining the IP profession in 2017.  


MEng, PhD, European Patent Attorney


Ben enjoys a wide range of sporting activities, with a particular interest in hockey, cricket and golf.