Registered United States Patent Attorney
Benjamin Koopferstock’s practice primarily focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in various technologies, including computer software, cloud computing, user interfaces, consumer electronics, oil and gas exploration, circuit design automation, network protocols, and network security. Benjamin has also has experience in U.S. District Court litigation for patent and trademark disputes, as well as post-grant proceedings at the USPTO.
Benjamin received his law degree from the Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia. At Washington & Lee, he served as the Senior Articles Editor and Technology Editor for the Washington & Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment.
Prior to beginning his legal career, Benjamin received his B.S. in Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas. While at SMU, he was president of the Association for Computing Machinery. Benjamin was also a member of the SMU Database Research Group, where he researched data mining using the R software environment.
- Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D. (2013)
- Southern Methodist University, B.S., Computer Engineering (2010)
- U.S. Supreme Court Bar
- District of Columbia Bar
- Texas State Bar
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
Canada Considering Patent Prosecution History Estoppel
Law360, November 7, 2018
November 29, 2017
Fed. Circ. Decision Addresses Key Oil States Argument, Law360
August 30, 2017
Supreme Court Confirms Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Allowed in Inter Partes Review and Limits Review of Institution Decisions, Landslide
Is Broadest Reasonable Interpretation the Appropriate Standard in an IPR? U.S. Supreme Court to Decide
June 8, 2016
November 12, 2015
- AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association)
- HIPLA (Houston Intellectual Property Law Association)