A. Benjamin Klaber counsels tech companies and research institutions in digital health, fintech, and other industries on strategic commercial contracts, collaborations, and technology transactions, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, the metaverse, quantum computing, and other cutting-edge technologies. He negotiates complex commercial contracts, intellectual property licenses, joint development agreements, joint ventures, and other transactions involving innovative technologies and rapidly evolving ecosystems, and he provides strategic, practical commercial guidance and actionable insight.
For several years, Ben served as a member of the Emerging Leadership Board of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association.
As a law student, Ben served as senior managing editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and published the note “Bankruptcy Insurance: A Modular Approach to Systemic Risk.” He also served as a senior editor of JURIST and as a teaching assistant for legal analysis and writing.
Assisted a large technology company in connection with licensing out machine-learning (ML) technologies for medical device and digital health applications to facilitate the improvement of health outcomes, particularly in underdeveloped countries
Assisted a corporate-backed venture in the launch of its blockchain platform, a participant-based network that enables interoperability, collaboration (including secure data sharing), solutions, optimization, and connectivity throughout the healthcare ecosystem
Assisted a life sciences company in the creation and launch of a joint venture with a Big Data analytics and harmonization tech company to develop and bring to market a comprehensive platform solution for data curation and collaboration
Assisted a venture philanthropy foundation in the creation and launch of a database and research consortium, in collaboration with several university and commercial partners, designed to facilitate discovery of key predictive factors and breakthrough technologies and treatments regarding cognitive decline
Assisted a leading technology company in the launch of, and early strategic commercial agreements for, its medical record search engine and workflow productivity application that supports clinicians in providing patient care
Assisted in the launch of a Big Data cloud-based computational discovery platform and data commons for the brain health community
Assisted in the creation and launch of a joint venture involving digital-first, artificial intelligence (AI) based healthcare solutions designed to reduce avoidable healthcare costs, improve health outcomes, increase access to healthcare services, and make healthcare more affordable
Assisted in the launch of a medical testing-as-a-service collaboration
Assisted in the integration of a telehealth platform with a healthcare provider network
Assisted in the expansion of a collaboration that leverages AI/ML to develop digital health solutions to improve patient care, accelerate drug development, and further research the underlying pathologies of neurological diseases
Assisted in the launch of a platform and third-party app marketplace for AI and software solutions that can be incorporated into and enhance medical devices
Assisted in the creation and launch of a joint venture to develop and manufacture automotive security and safety products delivered to end customers through an integrated vehicle platform
Served as outside technology transfer counsel to a leading research university
Served as outside general technology and commercial transaction counsel for several disruptive digital health, fintech, and technology companies from early startup stages through late-stage financings and exits
Princeton University, 2005, B.S.E.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2013, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Technology Law, Pittsburgh, The Best Lawyers in America (2022–2024)