Ben Lawrence

Associate, UK and European Patent Attorney

Ben Lawrence

Ben is a UK and European Patent Attorney who joined EIP in late 2020. Ben works with companies of various sizes in technologies across small and large-scale engineering, computer-implemented inventions, electronics, control systems, and healthtech. In particular, he has substantial experience working in automotive engineering, wind turbine design, power plant and grid management, robotics, graphics processing, payment applications, cardiovascular and other medical devices, smart textiles, and wearables. Ben is well placed to advise clients on the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) - see further details at EIP Amar, our alliance created to support clients in any litigation before the UPC.

Ben also holds a Master’s degree in Acoustical Engineering and has experience working with a multinational civil engineering consultancy.

Published articles

  • August 2023
    EIP Updates, Weathering IP challenges: how can patents help offshore wind innovators? (link)

Education and qualifications

  • Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation, 2021
  • European Patent Attorney, 2019
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney, 2019
  • 2010 — 2015
    MEng Acoustical Engineering, University of Southampton

Career history

  • 2020 — present
    Associate, EIP
  • 2018 — 2020
    Associate, Keltie LLP
  • 2018
    Trainee Patent Attorney, CMS UK
  • 2015 — 2018
    Trainee Patent Attorney, Keltie LLP
  • 2013 — 2014
    Industrial Trainee in Acoustics, Arup

Awards and recognition

  • RG White Prize for “Student Excellence”, “Student Prize for Best Individual Project”, and “Entry Scholarship”



  • Automotive electronics
  • Consumer electronics
  • Electrical engineering
  • Fintech
  • Image and signal processing
  • Robotics


  • Acoustical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Robotics


  • Grids
  • Hydro
  • Solar
  • Wind