Ben is a patent attorney with more than 17 years’ intellectual property experience. He is also a mechanical engineer with more than five years’ experience working as an engineer with a Melbourne-based manufacturer.

With a unique combination of engineering skills and patent expertise, Ben is refreshingly practical. His clients appreciate his efficiency, commercial focus and clear communication.

Ben’s engineering background and depth of knowledge in Australian manufacturing makes him an obvious choice for those manufacturers wanting to protect their innovations.

Max Coulthard, Managing Director, Redei Renewable Energy Solutions


Ben has been great to deal with, understands how to communicate clearly in terminology that a layman can grasp. Works to a timetable and keeps the commercial aspects of IP in focus.

Chris Hopper, General Manager, Technoform


Ben is knowledgeable and thorough. His response time is always good and his advice is always crystal clear.

Paul Hogan, Group Engineering Manager, K Care Healthcare Solutions


Ben is a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney (check the register here). 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.