Brian Holland's Portrait

Brian Holland


School of Law


Brian Holland’s scholarship focuses on technology, constitutional theory (especially privacy and the First Amendment) and intellectual property, as well as issues of national security.

His current work focuses on 3D printing and the architecture of enforcement, anti-circumvention and the right to repair in the agriculture sector and a cognitive theory of Fourth Amendment ‘papers’ and the third party doctrine.

He teaches courses on constitutional law, internet law, information privacy law and communications law.

Prior to law school, Holland spent seven years with a variety of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. After graduating from law school, he spent two years as a judicial clerk at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York. He then joined the Washington, D.C., office of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, working primarily on appellate cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeals, as well as international arbitration before the World Bank.

He is a professor of Law at the Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth. Prior to coming to what is now the Texas A&M School of Law in 2009, he was with the law schools at Penn State University and Barry University.

He earned a BA from Tufts University, a JD from Washington College of Law at American University and an LLM from Columbia University School of Law.\