Ben Ellington is a law clerk in the intellectual property group. Prior to joining the firm, Ben was a postdoctoral researcher at a joint National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Maryland facility, where his research focused on protein engineering and next-generation proteomics. 

Ben obtained his Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where his work in mechanistic enzymology helped to elucidate how a cyanobacterial enzyme converted fatty acid derivatives into drop-in biofuels. Additionally, his undergraduate research and subsequent internship at Abbott Pharmaceuticals afforded Ben valuable experience in synthetic organic chemistry. 

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