Benjamin A. Saidman applies his mechanical engineering background to working with clients innovating in areas involving mechanical, electrical, computer, and medical device technologies. A former Federal Circuit law clerk, he focuses on patent office proceedings, patent litigation, and strategic counseling.
Ben handles intellectual property disputes before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), in U.S. district courts, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Cases he works on involve many different technologies, including mechanical, electrical, computer, and medical device technologies.
Representative examples include gas turbofan engines, medical fluid waste management systems, telecommunication systems, cochlear implants, and tire manufacturing technology.
While in law school, Ben was an intern at the NASA Dryden Space Flight Center, where he assisted with the technology transfer and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs through the Innovative Partnerships Program. Prior to law school, Ben was an intern for Shell Oil Company and Shell International Exploration and Production.
Emory University School of Law J.D., with honors, 2012
Rice University B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2008