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Ben Travers

Partner and Head of IP and IT

  01392 210700
  ip.it@stephens-scown.co.uk

Ben heads up the firm’s IP and IT team advising clients across the globe on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including IP protection and exploitation and the negotiation of complex IT contracts. Ben also advises on reputation management , data protection issues and cyber security matters.

His work includes:

  • advising a leading motorsports team on the protection of their IP portfolio
  • advising a household name brewery on the protection of its various brands around the world
  • providing cutting edge advice on IT and data security issues around targeted mobile advertising
  • advising on a range of legal issues surrounding the launch of a global online charity platform

Ben has a wealth of experience across a range of sectors, in particular:

  • Food and Drink: advising a range of household name clients on IP matters, including branding and recipe protection.
  • Holiday and Residential Parks: park owners across the country turn to Ben for advice on issues around online trading, consumer rights and brand protection.
  • Renewables: advising on the protection and exploitation of innovative technologies across the sector.
  • Rural: advising on the issues faced by businesses on diversification, including issues around online trading and brand protection.

Out of the office, he enjoys cycling, playing guitar and travelling.

St Austell Brewery - Ben is always helpful, calm and measured in his advice and we are pleased to have him as our account handler.

Chambers 2018 Recommended Lawyer"Ben is really user-friendly, very commercial and clearly an expert in his field."

Chambers 2016 - ranked as "up and coming" in the guide, Ben has been hailed as "commercial and personable" by sources, and "he is technically very knowledgeable, quick to respond, very pleasant, easy to deal with."  

Recommended Lawyer - Legal 500 UK 2017 - " is an excellent, solutions-driven lawyer" and "is an exceptionally talented IP lawyer". Legal 500 is an independent guide to the legal profession who recognises top lawyers.

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