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Benjamin A. Saidman
+1 202 408 4465
benjamin.saidman@finnegan.com

901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413

+1 202 408 4000
Fax +1 202 408 4400

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted in Georgia only; practicing under the supervision of the partners of the Washington, DC office of Finnegan.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law
    J.D., with honors, 2012
  • Rice University
    B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Judicial Clerkships

    U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Benjamin A. Saidman

Associate

Ben Saidman focuses on patent litigation, patent office trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and strategic counseling in mechanical and electrical technologies. His practice covers various industries, including consumer products, electrical and computer technologies, and industrial manufacturing.

While in law school, Mr. Saidman 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, Mr. Saidman was an intern for Shell Oil Company and Shell International Exploration and Production.

Highlights

  • Served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Alan D. Lourie, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2013-2015.
  • Served as a field placement intern to the Honorable Frank Hull, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2011.
  • Received a TIGER® Certificate in Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Emory University School of Law and Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012.
  • Served as Emory Law Review notes and comments editor, 2011-2012.

Professional Recognition

  • Order of the Coif.
  • Received "Kilpatrick Townsend Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property," Emory University School of Law, 2012.

Professional Activities

  • Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court

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