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Thomas Anderson


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Tom manages a number of international patent portfolios, and prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications in the electronic, computer, and biomedical arts.

He oversees and supervises a number of junior attorneys, agents, and engineers on drafting patent applications relating to the semiconductors, telecommunications, and medical devices industries, and possesses additional experience in imaging and solar energy technologies.

Tom works with a variety of clients, from international corporations with some of the largest patent portfolios in the world, to smaller venture backed start-up companies just beginning to protect their intellectual property. He applies his litigation experience to his patent prosecution strategies to help clients avoid the common pitfalls that often lead to costly litigation.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Tom previously practiced in Washington, D.C. for a large national law firm.


Preparation and Prosecution
  • Patent portfolio development and management 
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution 
  • Standards-related patents
Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
  • Product design counseling
Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
  • Licensing negotiations and strategies
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • Product clearances
  • IP due diligence
Pre-litigation and Litigation Strategies
  • Inter Partes Review (IPRs)
  • Post-Grant Review Proceedings (PGRs)
  • Pre-litigation strategies
  • Patent litigation and representation before the PTAB, Federal District Court, and the Federal Circuit
  • Technical Expert preparation
  • Markman briefing and hearings

Electrical/Electronic/Computer Science 
Wireless telecommunications, standards-based technologies, control systems, communication systems, networks, computer software, circuits, memory, optics, nanotechnology, semiconductors, geologic and ocean floor imaging, object identification and recognition, analog and digital audio technology, photovoltaics, and solar energy.

Medical Devices
Ablation devices, surgical devices, patient-monitoring devices, and biomedical electrical systems.



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