Mr. BenGera has represented clients in Federal Courts across the country, including California, Delaware, Texas, and Nevada.
Mr. BenGera has extensive patent litigation experience, particularly in the area of patent damages. Recently, he played a central role in excluding the opinions of a defendant’s expert in a high-stakes litigation involving RFID technology. In another case, Mr. BenGera developed and briefed an argument that convinced the Court to reverse a previously-held claim construction, and subsequently played a pivotal role in resuming and expediting discovery for that patent in order to preserve the scheduled trial date.
Mr. BenGera excels at navigating the many stages of a patent case—from pre-suit diligence, through pleadings, claim construction, fact and expert discovery, and pre-trial procedures. He also has experience counseling clients regarding their patent portfolios and licensing efforts.
During law school, Mr. BenGera served as Brooklyn Law School’s Trade Secrets Institute fellow and was responsible for updating the Institute’s database with case-law developments in trade secrets law. Mr. BenGera also worked at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where he championed the rights of Cambridge-area start-ups, helping them navigate various IP issues in cyberspace, including open-source software licensure and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown procedures.
- United States District Court, District of New Jersey
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York