Mr. Kleinman-Green is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on patent litigation and also has experience with trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation and counseling.  He has particular expertise with internet technologies and computer software, including open source, and the financial markets.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kleinman-Green worked as an associate in the Palo Alto and San Francisco offices of other law firms. While attending New York University School of Law, Mr. Kleinman-Green participated in the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic and Mediation Clinic, was a managing editor of the law school newspaper, and taught in NYU’s High School Law Institute. Before law school, he had a career in business and technology, working as a developer, a business analyst, and then a product-line manager at Reuters (now Thomson Reuters).

Mr. Kleinman-Green earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He earned his B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics, summa cum laude, from Tulane University and studied theoretical computer science as a Marshall Scholar at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mr. Kleinman-Green has authored and been a contributing author to several articles on privacy, antitrust, trademarks, and patent damages, and was a contributing author to the ABA Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments from 2008 until the Review’s discontinuation after 2011.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law, Open Source and Software Licensing Subcommittee

San Francisco Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member

Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Alumni Network Committee


  • New York University School of Law, J.D. (2008)
    Review of Law & Social Change, Articles Selection Editor
  • Tulane University, B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics (1996)
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California (2008)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2010)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Full engagement is doing the utmost for the client. It's collaborating with colleagues at KTS and with members of the client’s team to do so. It's focusing on the client and the matter to the near-exclusion of all else, while retaining the ability to respond to developments and create opportunities that maximize the client's return on its investment in us. Full engagement is realized when we have internalized the client's goals and are executing on a plan achieve those goals.

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San Francisco, CA, 94111
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Benjamin M. Kleinman-Green

Experience Highlights

Parallel Iron, LLC v. Adobe Systems Incorporated
Represented defendant Adobe in a patent infringement case involving distributed storage systems. Case settled shortly after Adobe successfully moved more
Good Technology v. AirWatch
Served as counsel for AirWatch, a leader in mobile device management, in defense of claims of infringement related to accessing, manipulating, more
Fujifilm Corporation v. Motorola Mobility LLC
We defended Motorola against Fujifilm's assertion of five patents relating to digital cameras and the transmission of files through a cell phone. more
Cody et al. v. City of Albany et al.
Lead mass action asserting civil rights claims on behalf of group of homeless individuals pro bono against municipality to halt illegal more