Benjamin R. Johnson

Associate

ADMISSIONS:

State Bar of Texas

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. District Courts

Eastern District of Texas


Practices

Intellectual Property Litigation

Patent Office Trials

Patent Acquisition

Strategic IP Counseling & Portfolio Management

Licensing, Monetization & Technology Transactions


Technologies & Industries:

Business Method Patents

Consumer Products

Electronics & Robotics

Electrical and Computer Technology

Financial Services

Medical Device

Oil & Gas

Software/IT

Sourcing and Technology

Semiconductor and Integrated Circuits


Education:

J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2008)

With Honors

Texas Law Review

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Arkansas (2002)

Summary

Ben Johnson provides a range of intellectual property services including patent prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Mr. Johnson has successfully obtained patent protection for clients in a variety of technical fields, including circuit design, computer memory, semiconductor processing, computer security, optical networking, software engineering, electronic commerce, telecommunications, signal processing, and financial services.

Mr. Johnson has also represented clients in technology disputes in federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial & Appeal Board at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.


Industry Experience

Mr. Johnson previously served as an in-house patent counsel at a large semiconductor company. Prior to law school, Mr. Johnson was a project manager for a financial services software company.