Ben King’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution, plus portfolio management and client counseling in the fields of communication technology, software engineering, electrical engineering, computerized business methods, computer engineering and web applications. For more than 15 years, he has prepared and prosecuted countless applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office with subject matters ranging from high-tech electronics and software to low-tech mechanical devices.
Ben has worked with standards engineers on patents for mobile phones, small business owners on patents for web applications and websites, aerospace engineers for wingtip technology, computer scientists on patents related to software development tool chains, and with doctors on patents for medical devices. As an engineer prior to practicing law, he worked on projects involving Bluetooth modules for Ericsson, developing a software tool chain and a report writer for a relational database. This wealth of experience, both as an engineer and as a practicing patent attorney, translates to an ability to comprehend even the most complex systems and turn around and explain them in the simple language needed to move forward successfully.