Partner at Haug Partners LLP
Ben Natter’s practice focuses on all aspects of global trademark strategy, procurement, management and enforcement. Mr Natter tailors client-specific approaches for protection of IP rights around the world. On any given day, his work will see him enforcing clients’ rights in jurisdictions spanning the globe in conjunction with local authorities, courts and a cultivated team of local counsel.
Mr Natter draws upon years of experience developing and implementing strategies for the protection and management of global IP portfolios, and creating and effectuating tailored anti-counterfeiting programmes for numerous famous brands. He is frequently called on to represent clients in high-profile international brand disputes.
Mr Natter’s specialties also include IP transactions and related aspects of mergers and acquisitions, licensing, copyright prosecution and enforcement, global online marketplace infringement matters and anti-counterfeiting, domain name disputes and social media infringement.
Protection of IP rights in complex regions is among Mr Natter’s subspecialties, and he has achieved considerable success and recognition for his work in Latin America and China.
Mr Natter represents domestic and international clients, including world-famous brands and market leaders, from a broad range of industries with a large client base from the technology, fashion, retail, consumer goods, software, hospitality, entertainment and media fields.
Mr Natter is regularly recognised for his novel and effective strategies and has received awards from numerous international publications in the field of intellectual property. Additionally, Mr Natter’s high-profile infringement cases have been considered newsworthy and reported by domestic and international news outlets.
Mr Natter also serves on multiple domestic and international trademark committees.
Ben Natter is a proactive, not reactive, attorney who can easily craft creative solutions to unique problems. He understands that in-house attorneys help to run a business and he has very practical solutions. He takes the time to understand his clients and how they run their businesses. This gives him the ability to develop individually tailored and useful practical advice and solutions that have real-time, real-life positive consequences.