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Clerkships
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Kara F. Stoll, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude
  • Charles Summers Scholars Prize
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
  • Articles Editor & Associate Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Bucknell University, B.A., 2007, cum laude
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Benjamin T. Sirolly

Ben Sirolly litigates disputes at trial and on appeal.  He has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, federal courts of appeals, and federal district courts.  Mr. Sirolly’s practice focuses on intellectual property disputes and complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining MoloLamken, Mr. Sirolly served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kara F. Stoll of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  He also worked for two years as an associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, a global intellectual property law firm.

Before attending law school, Mr. Sirolly joined Teach for America and taught high school physics, chemistry, and physical science in Halifax County, North Carolina.  He also taught high school physics at Mastery Charter School, Shoemaker Campus, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a medical device company at the Federal Circuit and at the certiorari stage in the United States Supreme Court (Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc., 782 F.3d 649 (Fed. Cir. 2015); Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc., No. 14-1520 (2015))
  • Represented a branded pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman dispute (Cumberland Pharm., Inc. v. Mylan Institutional LLC, No. 12 C 3846, 2012 WL 6567922 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 14, 2012))
  • Represented a major automotive manufacturer in district court patent litigation and a dozen petitions for inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent Office (Innovative Display Tech. v. Toyota Motor Corp, C.A. No. 2:14-CV-200 (E.D. Tex.))
  • Represented a veteran at the Federal Circuit from an adverse disability rating in the Department of Veterans Affairs (Spicer v. Shinseki, 752 F.3d 1367, 1369 (Fed. Cir. 2014))

Publications

  • Coauthor, Attorneys' Fees Awarded After Patent Owner Lost for a Second Time on the Same Claim-Construction Argument on a Different but Related Patent, LES Insights (Mar. 31, 2015)
  • Coauthor, 3D Printing Goes Corporate in 2015, Intellectual Property Today (Dec. 9, 2014)
  • Coauthor, Injunction Issued Against Patent Infringer Despite Patent Owner Not Practicing the Patent, LES Insights (Nov. 11, 2014)
  • Coauthor, 3D Printing: Practical Patent Pointers, Wired Innovation Insights (Sept. 2, 2014)
  • Coauthor, A Company Accused of Patent Infringement May Challenge the Validity of a Patent Invented by a Current Employee at His Previous Job, Where the Employee Was Not the ‘Driving Force’ Behind the Company's Decision to Infringe, LES Insights (July 1, 2014).
  • Coauthor, Catch Me if You Can: Auto Parts in the Era of 3D Printing, Law360 (May 16, 2014)
  • Coauthor, The Supreme Court Makes Forum-Selection Clauses Easier To Enforce, LES Insights (Feb. 25, 2014)
  • Coauthor, Securing IP Rights in a 3D-Printing World, AIPLA (Dec. 18, 2013)
  • Coauthor, Evidence of Examples of Software Provided to Third Parties for Implementation in Products Held Insufficient To Satisfy the ITC Domestic Industry Requirement, LES Insights (Oct. 22, 2013)