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Ben read Physics with Computing at Warwick University. Ben has worked with SME clients and large companies in the fields of telecommunications, green technology, plastics engineering, automotive components, fuel cell technology, semiconductors and water supply and metering.

BSc (Hons) Physics with Computing, University of Warwick. His degree included courses on the core aspects of physics as well as networking, computer programming, medical physics, computer architecture, robotics and optics.

European Patent Attorney, Chartered Patent Attorney, OHIM Representative.

Research and industry experience includes Marconi and Ericsson (secondment) between 2004-2006.

Before joining Potter Clarkson in January 2013, Ben worked for a large private practice firm in Birmingham. During his time there he was seconded to Ericsson to work with their in-house department on optical networks and other networking technology.

Ben has particular expertise in the fields of telecommunications, green technology, plastics engineering, automotive components, fuel cell technology, semiconductors, water supply and metering. He has also prosecuted patent applications relating to industrial networking, computer programs, medical equipment and control systems for manufacturing.

Example of clients:

 

  • NXP Semiconductors
  • Severn Trent
  • HP
  • Ericsson
  • Marconi
  • Nokia
  • Raytheon
  • Norgren
  • Mira
  • Elster
  • Star Syringe

 

 Experience:

Drafting of applications in the field of fuel cell technology and semiconductors, advising on the prosecution of computer implemented inventions, experienced at EPO oral hearings.