Judge Name: Erik Huestis
Position & Organization: Patent Attorney, Foley Hoag LLP
Erik Huestis (Cornell Computer Science ’03) is a patent attorney at Foley Hoag, where he focuses on the high-tech and medical device industries. His recent work includes developments in cryptography, machine learning, and neuromorphic computing. He counsels startup clients as well as large R&D organizations on intellectual property matters from invention gathering through patent portfolio management. Prior to becoming an attorney, Erik was involved in a series of software startups both as a founder and as an early technical team member.