Benjamin Pleune Attorney

Partner at Alston & Bird
Charlotte, US (Login to view more)
Practice Areas: Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution...
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University of Illinois, Champaign IL

September 1999 - June 2002

University of Wisconsin Madison

September 1995 - June 1999


Ben Pleune is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group, with extensive experience litigating patents in U.S. district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission. Ben also has extensive experience in post-grant reviews before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has co-authored a book on PTAB practice and is a recognized authority in this area, frequently speaking and offering insights in industry journals and publications. Ben focuses his practice on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, medical devices, Internet database and e-commerce services, machine vision, robotics, and military mobility components.
Ben is a member of the board of directors of the Charlotte chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and a frequent author and speaker on trends and current issues in intellectual property.

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Recent Rankings and HonorsSubscription-Only

  • #23 Best Performing IPR Attorney 2022
  • #144 Most Active ITC Attorney 2021
  • #240 Most Active CAFC Attorney 2022
  • #1712 Most Active Patent Litigation Attorney 2023


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