Benjamin M. Kusiak

Benjamin M. Kusiak

Practice Areas
  • Lehigh University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • Pennsylvania State University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • Pennsylvania State University The Dickinson School of Law, J.D.
Bar Admissions
  • USPTO Registered Agent
  • Pennsylvania, 2017

Benjamin M. Kusiak Associate

Philadelphia: 215.965.1350   F: 215.965.1331   E:

Benjamin M. Kusiak focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property, assisting emerging and established companies in the medical and technology industries with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

Ben joins Panitch Schwarze with a wealth of legal and scientific experience. Previously, he served as a legal writer for Reed Technology and Information Services where he was responsible for researching topics in patent law focusing on changes post-America Invents Act, such as inter partes review and post grant review proceedings, and composing articles that identified solutions for patent law practitioners.

He received his law degree from Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law. He also received his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State. While studying for his master’s degree, he was the primary researcher on the design of an innovative biomedical device. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering

Articles & Presentations

IP Year in Review // November 21, 2017
Mr. Kusiak will review IP matters over the past year, including SCOTUS and Federal Circuit cases. Read more

Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel Welcomes IP Attorney // October 13, 2017
Benjamin Kusiak focuses his practice on patent prosecution, litigation and other IP-related services Read more

Get To Know

While a student at the Dickinson School of Law, Ben acted as a student associate at the Penn State Law IP Law Clinic.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading historical fiction, writing, Ultimate Frisbee, and disc golf.

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