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Ben K. Shiroma

Ben Shiroma’s practice focuses on intellectual property disputes relating to patents, trade secrets, and trademarks.

Ben is a client focused advocate with experience working on medical device, social networking, computer, and electronics cases, as well as copyright and trademark cases.  Ben has represented clients before district courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and can help guide clients between the two often interrelated forums.  Ben has also assisted clients respond to third-party subpoenas efficiently and in a manner that minimizes disruption of their business.

Ben graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.  During law school, Ben engaged with the intellectual property and startup communities by serving as an editor of the Journal of Law and Technology and representing startups with the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship project.

Ben received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), graduating summa cum laude.  Upon graduation Ben was honored with the Philip S. Biegler Memorial Award, which is given to the Electrical Engineering student with the highest graduating GPA.  While at USC he served as a research assistant to Professor Eshaghian-Wilner.

Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Ben worked at Knobbe Martens as a summer associate in 2017 and 2018.

Harvard Law School, J.D., Line Editor and Submissions Committee member of the Journal of Law and Technology, Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project
University of Southern California (USC), B.S., Electrical Engineering, Philip S. Biegler Memorial Award for Excellence in Electrical Engineering
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court – Central District of California
Chemical, Industrial & Materials



Communications Technology

Cellular Networking & Communications

Internet Telephony

Wireless Local Area Networks

Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Software & IT

Medical Devices & Procedures

Vital Signs, Physiologic, & Hemodynamic Monitoring

Infringement Risk 
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
Patent Litigation
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
Trade Secret
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trade Secret & Employee Mobility Litigation
Trademark & Brand Protection
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Trademark Enforcement
Unfair Competition Litigation

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