Ben leads Baker McKenzie’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and is also the Firm’s partner in charge of Global R&D. He has an academic background in the application of legal and ethical systems to artificial intellects and has conducted oral advocacy in the Copyright Tribunal, High Court and County Court on behalf of his clients.
He works with clients on matters involving the cross-over space of media, IP and technology and advises market-leading and independent digital media companies on content licensing, production, regulation and copyright litigation and specializes in contentious and regulatory IP matters. His practice has a particular focus on artificial intelligence, data protection, copyright, technology disputes and intermediary liability issues.
Ben is a much sought-after copyright, brands and designs expert with an emphasis on digital media. He has been named in The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” lawyers in 2019 and 2012, along with being named E-Commerce Lawyer of the Year (UK) in the ILO Client Choice Awards 2011 and Assistant Solicitor of the Year in the British Legal Awards in 2009.