Benjamin I. Edlavitch is a registered patent attorney concentrating in intellectual property counseling and patent prosecution. He has broad experience servicing computer hardware and software companies as well as clients innovating Internet, telecommunications, eCommerce, financial, industrial, and medical technologies. His experience in patent prosecution includes wide-ranging involvement procuring patents in Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Japan, and Russia. Ben also has procured patents for international companies in the United States, including multinationals and startups. Additionally, Ben has degrees in both biology and electrical engineering as well as professional certifications in computer information systems and software development platforms. Prior to practicing law, Ben was a computer programmer and computer information systems developer for many years in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago.