Benjamin C. Jensen

Counsel

  • Overview

    Biography

    Benjamin Jensen is counsel in the firm's Business Litigation Group, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation and Data Privacy and Security Practice Teams. His practice involves representing clients in complex business litigation matters in state and federal courts, with a focus on matters involving intellectual property, data security, and contract disputes. Mr. Jensen's practice also includes representing health care providers and corporate clients in regulatory matters before the Connecticut departments of Health, Social Services, and Banking.

    Mr. Jensen has broad experience litigating intellectual property disputes. He regularly represents clients in patent infringement actions nationwide, including the Eastern District of Texas and the Southern District of New York, and in complex trade secret and trademark infringement litigation in federal court. Mr. Jensen has been recognized as one of the Connecticut Super Lawyers® in Business Litigation since 2013 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).

    In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Jensen is actively involved in the local business and philanthropic community, having served as chair of Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE) and currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American School for the Deaf and of The Connecticut Forum.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Representation of mortgage lender and servicer in defending consumer action alleging violations of state and federal debt collection practices laws, striking all claims from case related to lender's reporting of credit information to agencies.
      • Representation of major regional bank in defending class action alleging assessment of improper late charges regarding open-ended credit agreements.
      • Represented ticketing software company in defending patent infringement action in the Eastern District of Texas.

      • Represented international manufacturer of components for military helicopters in complex trade secret litigation in the District of Connecticut.

      • Obtained summary judgment and significant damages award on behalf of a former member of a limited liability company in a dispute over a buyout agreement.

      • Represented developer of patented healthcare auditing system in patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation action in the Southern District of New York.

      • Represented major cosmetics manufacturer in litigation in the Southern District of New York alleging infringement of design patents.

      • Represented national automotive service company in defending trademark infringement action in the Southern District of Ohio.

      • Successfully argued before the Connecticut Appellate Court on behalf of a national mortgage lender that a mortgage was not a consumer contract pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 42-150bb.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Connecticut Bar Association

      Hartford County Bar Association

      Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs
      Chairman (2008 - 2009)
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers®in the area of Business Litigation for 2013 to 2016 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

      Listed as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Business Litigation for 2010 to 2012 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      American School for the Deaf
      Board of Directors

      The Connecticut Forum
      Board of Directors (2013 - present)
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • News

      R+C in the News

      • November 24, 2010

        Business Litigation Attorney Joins Board of the American School for the Deaf

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      • November 14, 2008

        Robinson & Cole Gains Over 30 Former Thelen Attorneys in Hartford, Connecticut and New York City

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      R+C News Releases

      • October 18, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 19, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 17, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers

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      • December 11, 2013

        Robinson & Cole Elects Four New Partners and Promotes Six Counsel

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      • July 8, 2013

        Ben Jensen Selected to Board of Connecticut Forum

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      • October 22, 2012

        Super Lawyers® Names 49 Robinson & Cole Attorneys to 2012 List and Recognizes 26 as Rising Stars

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