Ben Karpf, an attorney at Bouhan Falligant, was recently named to the board of The Creative Coast. As a board member, he will serve as an advocate for the entrepreneurial community of the creative coast region by supporting, mentoring and connecting local businesses.

At Bouhan Falligant, Karpf’s practice focuses on intellectual property law and commercial transactions, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, corporate matters and intellectual property litigation. He also advises clients on matters related to copyright law, the Internet, mobile devices, social media and related technology, and the clearance and prosecution of trademarks and service marks.

Karpf attended college, graduate school, and law school in Washington, D.C. He received J.D. and M.A. degrees from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The George Washington University. During law school, Karpf worked as a law clerk for the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Media Access Project. During graduate school, he was a volunteer with the Future of Music Coalition.