Ben Holt

Ben Holt

CIPP/US, JD, MBA, BSEE, BSCE

Sandy
Utah
Licensed in
CA, UT, Patent Bar, CIPP/US, US Supreme Court
University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law
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About
With technology industry experience combined with legal and business education, Ben has a unique perspective enabling him to work with groups to produce results that make sense in the risk, legal, business and product realms.

Ben Holt focuses his practice on privacy, risk and intellectual property. He advises Fortune 500 companies, mid-size companies, foreign entities and start-ups on cutting edge privacy risks, becoming GDPR compliant, preparing data processing addendums (DPAs), responding to the office for civil rights, and aiding with global IP portfolio strategy including US and foreign applications. For pro bono, Ben acts as an "outside
… read more general counsel" for an international charity.
12
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"Highly recommend Ben. Ben and me worked on my five patents together last year. It is really a wonder experience. Ben has very good communication skills and is a good listener too. Ben can quickly understand the essentials of our invents and draft it very quickly too."

SSD Patent Portfolio Drafting and Prosecution
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"I highly recommend Ben Holt. I run a software development company and his assistance reviewing and advising me on user agreements and policy's has been outstanding."

User Agreement and Policy Drafting
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

K2T3

Owner

Jul 2020 - Present

Developed milestone based billing that includes statement of work to keep projects in budget and within scope. Practical experience in California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), European Privacy Law (GDPR, ePrivacy), Data Security, Vendor Contract Compliance, International Data Transfers, Patent Prosecution, Patent Evaluation. Full stack developer (MERN stack). Expertise in electrical and software.

Jul 2020 - Present

Banner & Witcoff

Of Counsel

Apr 2019 - Jun 2020

Complex international patent application preparation and prosecution. Technology expertise in 3GPP LTE, 5G, networks, computer processors, virtual and augmented reality.

Apr 2019 - Jun 2020

Stoel Rives

Of Counsel

Mar 2014 - Apr 2019

• Designed and Built GDPR Gap Analysis Tool
• Guided Companies to Construct Privacy Practice Teams From Nothing
• Guided Companies to Build GDPR Compliance Teams With Gap Analysis and Corporate Change
• Negotiation of International Contracts for GDPR
• Prepare Data Protection Addendums for Vendors and Clients (Over 40 since GDPR)
• Drafting and Prosecution of International Patent Applications

Mar 2014 - Apr 2019

Kilpatrick Townsend

Associate

Jun 2011 - Mar 2014

• Directly advise client business units on patent portfolio management, strategy and techniques to speed up prosecution for use in offensive, defensive and licensing strategies.
• Drafting and prosecuting patent applications for hardware, software and mechanical technologies
• Reviewing applications from junior associates and agents in view of client standards

Jun 2011 - Mar 2014

Bateman IP Law Group

Associate

Oct 2006 - May 2011

• Litigating cases including drafting complaints, answers, motions, requests for admission, requests for documents and interrogatories; creating demonstratives for patent suit
• Advising clients on trademark filing and prosecution, including risk review
• Patent drafting and prosecution, as above

Oct 2006 - May 2011

Ben Holt Consulting

Owner

Dec 2005 - Dec 2006

Independent contract programmer during law school.

Dec 2005 - Dec 2006

Systronix

Lead Engineer, JCX

Feb 2002 - Dec 2003

Lead developer for JCX project that included embedded systems, robotics, and wireless communications. Wrote drivers and API for JCX systems and debugged the hardware. Designed drivers that could be loaded at runtime from directly from expansion boards, allowing self-identification, runtime configuration, and decisions on embedded systems. Used native Java chip in which the silicon was the Java VM.

Feb 2002 - Dec 2003

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