- University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.S. Computer Science, 2000
- University of Minnesota Law School - J.D. 2009, cum laude
- State of Minnesota
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Ben is a registered patent attorney focusing on electronics, software, computer architecture, and telecommunication patent prosecution. Ben joined Shumaker & Sieffert as a law clerk in January, 2009. Prior to joining the Firm, Ben was a legal intern at Seagate Technology where he assisted with patent portfolio analysis and patent licensing. Prior to law school, Ben worked for the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a programmer developing social network analysis software and as a software consultant.
- “Tapping Track One Prioritized Examination for Fast Results,” Panelist, Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) CLE Stampede (May 20, 2013)