Benjamin H. Graf

Partner
New York
767 Third Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
D: 212.223.6651
Contact My Assistant
Julie Harting
D: 212.223.6528

Practices

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
   J.D. (IP Concentration), 2010
 
Boston University 
   B.A. Physics, cum laude, 2005

Bar and Court Admissions

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Publications & Speaking

Prognosis Indeterminable: How Patent Nonobviousness Outcomes Depend Too Much on Decision-Makers, 9 CARDOZO PUB. L. POL’Y & ETHICS J. 567 (2011)

Ben is an intellectual property attorney with Merchant & Gould’s New York office. Focusing on general intellectual property work with an emphasis on patent procurement, licensing and opinion work, Ben works for companies of all sizes, from tech start-ups to multinational corporations. He’s a problem-solver, assisting companies in finding the most cost-effective and secure way to protect their IP.

Dedicated to Guiding Small Tech Start-Ups & Multinational Corporations

Ben manages extensive international patent portfolios, working with clients ranging from multinational corporations to start-ups and individual inventors. His clients come from a broad spectrum of technologies and industries, including:

  • Telecommunications
  • Semiconductors
  • Electronics
  • Hydraulics systems
  • Marine systems
  • Robotics
  • Medical devices
  • Financial services
  • Consumer products
  • Software applications

Partner to the Tech Start-Up

Ben understands that in almost every case, a tech start-up’s intellectual property is critical to the success of their business. Without legal protection, they simply can’t flourish. Understanding their potential, Ben regularly guides tech start-ups in balancing the cost and importance of IP protection while they grow their company.

Focused on Strategic & Creative Patent Procurement & Prosecution

Most clients approach Ben concerned with procuring the best possible protection for their property with the best value. Ben delivers solutions to these concerns by strategizing and communicating with each client, discovering what’s truly critical to the client’s business. As a result, he avoids spending time and money on things that don’t make the cut.

For Strategic Intellectual Property Protection, Call Ben Graf

Your company or start-up is unlike any other, and you deserve creative and strategic legal protection for your innovations. For a true legal partner, reach out to Benjamin H. Graf. To learn more about how Ben can help, reach out to him today at 212-223-6651 or send him an email.