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  • Education
    • J.D., The George Washington University, 1997
    • M.S., With Distinction, Naval Post Graduate School, 1989, Master of Aeronautical Engineering
    • B.U.S., University of New Mexico, 1976
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • California, 2007
    • New York, 1998
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Drawing on his aerospace engineering background, Chris Holm assists individual inventors and companies as they bring new technological innovations to the world. Chris focuses on patent prosecution and has successfully defended clients against allegations of patent infringement in U.S. district courts and before the International Trade Commission.

Chris regularly works on matters that involve computer and signal processing, electronics and radio communications, but his experience spans an array of electrical and mechanical technologies, including e-commerce and finance-related patents. 

Chris is a registered patent attorney and works hand-in-hand with individual inventors and companies, providing guidance, counsel and advice regarding the filing and obtainment of U.S. and foreign patents. With his legal guidance, clients in the securities trading and banking sectors have been granted numerous U.S. patents. Prior to earning his law degree, Chris had a rewarding and successful career as a naval aviator. He supported the country’s interests in conflict areas throughout the world while stationed on shore and at sea.
  • Successfully defended a leading cellular telephone manufacturer against patent infringement claims, where the jury found all asserted claims invalid and not infringed. Described as a "Top Defense Verdict of 2013."
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The Flow and Ebb of Patent Infringement Risk for Government Contractors
West J. Gov. Cont., v. 26, no. 3
June 11, 2012