Distinguished Patent Litigator Ben Hsing Joins Venable's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice in New York

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New York, NY (May 28, 2021) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Benjamin C. Hsing has joined the firm as a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation – Life Sciences Group in the New York office. Mr. Hsing is an accomplished trial lawyer with significant experience litigating patents across a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceutical compounds and formulations, telecommunication cables, treatment methods, genetically engineered seeds, medical devices, memory chips, light switches, imaging devices, and pet products.

Mr. Hsing has secured favorable results for major pharmaceutical and technology companies in numerous high-profile cases. He regularly calls upon his experience as a patent examiner to provide comprehensive counsel to clients on matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including post-grant and contested patent office proceedings. He also conducts intellectual property (IP) due diligence investigations in connection with acquisitions and licensing deals. Mr. Hsing is deeply involved in his clients' matters, ensuring that he understands all aspects of their businesses and cases so that he can identify, dissect, and solve potential challenges facing his clients.

Scott K. Reed, co-chair of Venable's IP Litigation – Life Sciences Group, said, "Many of us who joined Venable during its combination with Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto worked alongside Ben at the beginning of his legal career. He was then and remains today a highly regarded attorney with a great talent for helping clients maximize their intellectual property, both in and outside of a court room. We are thrilled to have him rejoin our team."

William E. Solander, co-chair of Venable's IP Litigation – Life Sciences Group, said, "Venable prides itself on being able to provide comprehensive representation tailored to our client's needs. Ben's versatility across industries and venues, technical background, and experience providing detail-oriented counsel make him a wonderful addition to our roster."

Commenting on his move to Venable, Mr. Hsing said, "Venable has become a major force among IP litigation firms, boasting a platform that can support my clients in the life sciences space as well as the broader range of industries in which I practice. I look forward to collaborating with many of my former colleagues as well as the other talented individuals at the firm."

Mr. Hsing received his J.D. form the George Washington University Law School in 1991, his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 1986, his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in 1984, and a B.A. from Columbia University in 1983.


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