Ben is a Consultant based out of Singapore part of the Enforcement Team.
Formerly an in-house Brand Protection specialist for a European IP watch and accessory brand, Ben was in charge of running the global brand protection program in SEA where he managed IP agents, led investigation and enforcement against infringers while building long term relationships with online marketplaces and business stakeholders. Ben started his investigative career in 2015 with the Singapore government where he was tasked with investigations and enforcement actions. He was also given the opportunity to hone his skills further by training with intergovernmental enforcement organizations such as Interpol, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and ILEA (International Law Enforcement Academy). Besides enforcement and investigations, Ben is also interested in digital marketing with certification in Digital Marketing by Google Squared. Ben brings extensive knowledge regarding the Southeast Asia market and best practices for online intelligence and enforcement in the region. As an IP consultant with Rouse, Ben advises clients from both an in-house and external perspective on online IP enforcement tactics, supporting and managing investigations, gathering evidence, and advising on enforcement strategies.