Benjamin Jensen represents clients in litigation and regulatory compliance matters involving technology, data privacy and cybersecurity. He is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property + Technology and Business Litigation Groups, as well as the Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team.
Ben represents business clients in technology-based disputes, including intellectual property litigation in federal courts throughout the country. His experience includes patent infringement litigation in the Eastern District of Texas and the Southern District of New York. He has also managed major litigations in federal courts involving theft of trade secrets, trademark infringement, including proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, software license disputes and copyright infringement, including claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. He is a member of the Janet Bond Arterton Intellectual Property Inn of Court.
Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
As a member of the Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team, Ben assists clients in developing policies and procedures to comply with state, federal, and international data privacy and security laws and regulations, with a particular focus on the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He regularly counsels clients on compliance programs relating to data privacy and security and negotiates third-party contracts concerning data privacy and cross-border data transfer issues.
Complex Business Litigation and Regulatory Proceedings
Ben represents business clients in complex litigation matters nationwide. In addition to intellectual property litigation, he has handled specialized subject matter including defense of class actions, complex construction litigation and regulatory proceedings before the Connecticut Departments of Banking and Public Health. He frequently represents clients in connection with Medicaid audits before the Connecticut Department of Social Services. His litigation experience includes jury and bench trials in state and federal courts.
In addition to his legal practice, Ben is actively involved in the local business and philanthropic communities, having served as the chair of Hartford Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs and previously on the Board of Directors for the American School for the Deaf. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Connecticut Forum and the Connecticut Entrepreneurs Forum and serves on the Steering Committee for Connecticut Children’s Connection, an initiave of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
He has been selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list from 2013 to 2021.