‘Excellent at discussing the terms of patents in a way we can all understand’

Jane Tepper, business owner

Ben is a patent expert with real-world experience as an engineer in manufacturing. His ability to create and strengthen his clients’ patent and design position is what makes him a much sought after industry professional. With a unique combination of practical engineering skills and patent expertise, Ben has a refreshingly practical, results-driven approach to intellectual property law.

Ben excels at working with businesses new to the patent and registered design systems to cost-effectively build a commercially effective patent and design position. He delivers outstanding results, on time and exactly to specification.

With a background in engineering, Ben has practical experience including more than five years as a design engineer with a Melbourne-based manufacturer, and a short stint in Switzerland with a manufacturer of gas turbines.

Since his engineering days, Ben has practised in patent and design law for more than 15 years, gaining experience in a wide range of industries, including oil and gas and other mining equipment, civil engineering, medical devices, food handling, pumps, fans and domestic items.

Ben is a registered patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand. He has a Master of Intellectual Property Law from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University.

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Engineering patents and manufacturing patents. Melbourne based. International reach.