Tyson B. Benson

Of Counsel


Tyson B. Benson

Of Counsel


Contact Information

Email: tbenson@vivacqualaw.com
Office: 734-436-2673
Fax: 734-418-3320

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  • Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law
  • B.S. Computer Engineering, Iowa State University


  • State of Iowa
  • State of Nebraska
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


Tyson is a patent attorney with Vivacqua Crane PLLC, an intellectual property law firm specializing in intellectual property procurement, protection, and strategy.

Tyson has served clients ranging from startups to universities to Fortune 500 companies in obtaining patent protection in a wide variety of new and emerging technologies. With expertise in machine learning and artificial intelligence, Tyson has experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of: automotive systems, electric vehicles, blockchain technologies, machine learning, integrated circuit technologies, semiconductor device fabrication, software, hardware, e-commerce, telecommunications, medical devices, and the mechanical arts. Tyson has drafted multiple claim sets that have withstood scrutiny during Inter Partes Review proceedings.

Prior to entering law practice, Tyson was a DRAM Product Engineer at Micron Technology in which he analyzed and debugged DRAM semiconductor devices.

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • IP Portfolio Management
  • Prosecution
  • Licensing
  • IP Agreements

Technology Sectors

  • Automotive Systems and Components
    • Autonomous Vehicle Systems
    • Image Processing and Classification Systems
    • Transmissions
    • Engines
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
  • Machine Learning and Neural Network Systems
  • Semiconductor Processing and Fabrication Equipment
  • Telecommunication Networks and Protocols
  • Telecommunication Networks and Protocols
  • Electrical Circuits and Systems
  • Medical Devices