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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Garrett E. Brown, Jr., Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Education
  • Duke Law School, J.D., 2004
  • Duke Law & Technology Review
  • University of Bristol (U.K.) B.S., 2001
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

Ben Quarmby

Ben Quarmby's practice focuses on intellectual property and business litigation.  He has represented clients in federal and state trial courts, the International Trade Commission, and federal courts of appeal.  Mr. Quarmby's practice covers a variety of areas, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and general commercial litigation.  He is admitted to the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

Representative Matters

Intellectual Property

  • Representing, as lead trial counsel, technology company accused of trade secret misappropriation
  • Representing, as lead counsel, developer of textile manufacturing technology in patent infringement action against leading fashion retailers before the ITC
  • Representing Fortune 500 software company in patent infringement litigation relating to cell phone software before the ITC
  • Representing corporate owner of iconic American trademark in trademark infringement litigation
  • Representing national engineering firm in trade secret misappropriation litigation relating to mission critical technology
  • Representing pharmaceutical manufacturer in Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to dermatological foams
  • Representing medical device manufacturer in patent infringement litigation relating to laparoscopic surgery instruments
  • Representing international cell phone manufacturer in parallel patent infringement litigations relating to cell phone software and hardware in federal district court and before the ITC
  • Representing electronic data search company in misappropriation of trade secret case relating to data mining technology

Business Litigation

  • Representing CDO manager in litigation relating to the collapse of the mortgage-backed security market
  • Representing technology company in litigation relating to M&A deal
  • Representing large financial institution in fraudulent breach of contract matter relating to the Enron accounting scandal
  • Representing global telecommunications company in internal investigation relating to allegations of accounting fraud

Publications

Presentations

  • "CBM Review: Taking Stock of the Case Law," IPO IP Channel, New York, NY (2015)
  • "Understanding Patent Law and Software," WestLegalEdCenter, New York, NY (2015)
  • "Litigation Finance & Funding: Business, Legal and Ethical Issues," Global Legal Confex, New York, NY (2015)
  • "Developments in Litigation Funding," The National Law Journal CLE Program, New York, NY (2014)
  • "Daubert Challenges in IP Litigation," The New Jersey Law Journal's In-House Counsel CLE Program,  Florham Park, NJ (2013)
  • "Emerging Issues in Patent Litigation," The National Law Journal CLE Program, New York, NY (2013)
  • "Protecting IP Assets When Investing in China," China Investment Group, New York, NY (2012)