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Ben Holt

Ben Holt

Utah Patent Attorney
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • Utah
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With his background in technology 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 legal, business and product realms.

Ben Holt is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on privacy, risk, patent prosecution and intellectual property. He advises Fortune 500 companies, mid-size companies, foreign entities and start-ups on cutting edge privacy risks, global patent prosecution and portfolio strategy including US and foreign applications. On a pro bono basis, Ben has acted as an "outside general counsel" for an international foundation seeking to cure Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia.

As a privacy attorney, Ben works with companies before and after crisis. Ben's focus is on helping companies finding the value in their data while minimizing risk and disruption. By helping stakeholders focus on what brings value to the table (data, partners, etc.), Ben helps companies shed risk and costs while avoiding a substantial increase in business process slow-down.

As a patent attorney, Ben’s work has included cloud computing solutions, video games, digital fingerprinting, secure communications and secure computing technologies - including platform technologies including storage, advertising, computing, access control and security (such as TLS/SSL technologies, secure communication extensions, cryptography and digital signatures).

Ben was formerly a project lead and embedded engineer in Salt Lake City. He was invited to give two BOF presentations at the JavaOne conference. Ben also enjoys programming and hacking items to increase functionality.

Specialties: privacy, hacking, cloud hardware, cloud software, cloud storage, cloud management, database technologies, distributed computing, medical devices, storage algorithms, firmware, emulation, embedded hardware, digital fingerprinting, java, ruby, linux, six sigma understanding and business administration.

Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assignments
  • Contracts - Intellectual Property
  • Copyright
  • Tech Transfer
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Free Consultation
    Free 1/2 hour initial consultation. However, please do not provide me with confidential information until we both agree that my representation of you is the right path for us.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • French: Spoken
Professional Experience
Utah Supreme Court
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. | Law, Intellectual Property
University of Utah
MBA | Marketing, Finance
University of Utah
B.S. | Electrical Engineering
University of Utah
B.S. | Computer Engineering
Volunteer of the Year
North Davis Preparatory Academy
Ben was selected as volunteer of the year for moving volunteer time tracking to online entry and tracking.
Professional Associations
Utah State Bar
Cyberlaw Section Steering Committee
- Current
American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division IP & Internet Law Committee
Sub-Committee Chair
Utah State Bar
Chair, Cyberlaw Section
Utah State Bar
Vice Chair, Cyberlaw Section
Utah Ruby Users Group
Cyberlaw Section - Utah State Bar
Secretary, Cyberlaw Section
Articles & Publications
Comparison of Planar vs. SPECT Images for Lesion Detectability
Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record
Registered Patent Attorney
Social Media
Contact & Map
Stoel Rives LLP
201 S. Main Street, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 578-6902
Fax: (801) 578-6999