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Judge, United States Court of Federal Claims
B.S., Engineering (2005)
Holte was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June 2019 and sworn in as a judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in July 2019.
Prior to confirmation, he served as the David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (IP) Law and Technology at the University of Akron School of Law and as an assistant professor of law at Southern Illinois University School of Law.
Holte completed research fellowships on patent law topics and received awards from the George Mason University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He was a litigation attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Jones Day and a patent prosecutor at Finnegan.
Holte has represented numerous pro bono clients on IP matters, led court-appointed habeas corpus counsel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and served six years as general counsel and partner of an electrical engineering technology company, co-inventing two patents related to systems and methods for countering satellite-navigated munitions.
He served as general counsel to Counter Echo Solutions, LLC, a defense technology company specializing in electronic countermeasures.
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