Benjamin A. Saidman
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.
- 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.
- Order of the Coif.
- Received "Kilpatrick Townsend Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property," Emory University School of Law, 2012.
- Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court
- Coauthor. "Infringers Seeking to Establish a Patent Marking Defense May Bear the Burden of Showing Unmarked Products Are Covered by the Asserted Patents," LES Insights, May 17, 2016.
- Coauthor. "Operating Companies and Oilfield Service Companies: Maintaining Your Patent Rights," Oil & Gas Monitor, April 13, 2016.
- Coauthor. "District Courts Increasingly Award Attorneys' Fees Based on Patentees' Unreasonable Positions and Vexatious Litigation Strategies," LES Insights, Dec. 29, 2015.
- Coauthor. "Seller May Be Sued Outside Its Home State for Infringing Online Sales Through Amazon.com," LES Insights, Dec. 1, 2015.
- Coauthor. "Customers' Mere Preference for a Product with Infringing Component Does Not Support Damages Based on Entire Market Value of the Product," LES Insights, Oct. 29, 2013.
- Coauthor. "Failure to Establish that Lost Sales Were a Direct Result of the Infringing Product Precludes Recovery of Lost Profits," LES Insights, Aug. 6, 2013.
- Coauthor. "Challenges to the Validity or Termination of a License Agreement Must Be Decided by an Arbitrator When Agreement Contains an Arbitration Clause," LES Insights, March 19, 2013.
- Coauthor. "No Heightened, More Particularized Showing of Relevance Is Required to Obtain Discovery on Draft License Agreements and Related Licensing Communications," LES Insights, Feb. 19, 2013.
- Coauthor. "Entire Market Value Still Relevant for Calculating Reasonable Royalties Where Patents-in-Suit Considered 'Must-Have' Technology," LES Insights, Jan. 8, 2013.
- "Designing Around a Patent Injunction: Developing a Comprehensive Framework for Determining When Contempt Proceedings Are Appropriate," Emory Law Journal, 2012.