Ben Wigger focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling primarily in the technology and software industries. He has represented clients in a number of technological areas and his experience includes the procurement of clients’ intellectual property rights in the fields of industrial design, thermal management, database management automated machining/manufacturing processes, additive manufacturing, solar power, feedback control systems, wireless charging, magnets, PCB design/manufacturing, surface treatments and waterproofing.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wigger worked as an associate in the Silicon Valley office of a national law firm where he assisted clients with new patent application drafting as well as prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents. The applications he prosecuted focused primarily upon manufacturing, electrical component integration, thermal management and user interface configurations for consumer electronics.
Prior to launching his legal career, Mr. Wigger was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps where he worked as an F/A-18 Pilot. While attending law school, he remained on active duty working as a Staff Officer where he advised Navy Strike Group Staffs on the employment of and vulnerabilities associated with military and commercial satellites.
Regent University School of Law, J.D. (2011)
University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., Mechanical Engineering (2001)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2010)
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