Benjamin N. Simler


Benjamin Simler’s practice focuses on litigating and resolving complex business disputes and intellectual property and technology-related issues.

Ben guides and represents clients in litigation, dispute resolution, and risk management so that they can focus on what matters most—their core business. His clients span the globe and are leaders in their industries, including aerospace, internet/networking, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, automotive, apparel, software, semiconductors, healthcare, chemical, food & beverage, finance, and biotechnology. Ben helps his clients resolve all kinds of competitive and legal threats, but focuses primarily on matters involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, false advertising, contracts, and complex litigation (including class action defense).

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Member, Faculty of Federal Advocates

Volunteer, U.S. District Court for District of Colorado, Civil Pro Bono Panel

Recognition & Accomplishments

Best Lawyers, “Ones to Watch,” Intellectual Property Law & Litigation

Board Memberships & Community Service

Volunteer, Colorado Attorneys For the Arts

Board Member, B’nai Havurah


“A Model for Predicting Permanent Injunctions After eBay v. MercExchange.” Bloomberg Law Reports Intellectual Property, 2011

“Officer Liability in Tort—Not Just a ‘Veiled’ Threat.” Century City Lawyer, 2011



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2010)
Order of the Coif
Dean’s Scholar
Weinstein Scholarship

University of California, Los Angeles (B.A.S., magna cum laude, 2006)


Fluent in Hebrew

Proficient in Spanish




Not admitted to practice in Pennsylvania