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  • B.S.E.E., University of Memphis, 1973
  • M.S.E.E., Ohio State University, 1975
  • M.B.A., Ohio State University, 1977
  • J.D., University of Memphis, 1986
  • North Carolina, 1987
  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1989
3015 Carrington Mill Blvd.
Suite 400
Morrisville, NC 27560-6802

Charles (Chuck) L. Moore, Jr.

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A former engineer with more than 20 years experience in intellectual property law—including extensive in-house-counsel work—Chuck Moore brings proactive counseling and in-depth technical knowledge to his wide-ranging clients in a variety of matters and technologies. 

He boasts significant know-how with intellectual property issues relating to electronics, semi-conductors, integrated circuits and associated manufacturing apparatus and methods, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, Internet-related inventions, business methods and electromechanical systems and devices.

Further, he has extensive experience managing procurement and enforcement of intellectual property rights.  He oversaw the Intellectual Property Rights Department for Ericsson Inc. in Research Triangle Park, including managing a staff of 16 attorneys and paralegals.  He also formerly served as Patent Counsel for the Manufacturing Division, Quality Technology Department and Marine and Industrial Engine Division of General Electric Aircraft Engines in Cincinnati, Ohio, and served as Patent Attorney for the Electronics Research Lab at the GE Corporate Research and Development Center in Schenectady, New York.

Moore’s client services include:

  • Patent preparation and prosecution
  • Intellectual property transactions
  • Patent licensing
  • Technology development and licensing
  • Software development and licensing
  • Internet-related agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property legal opinions, e.g., non-infringement, invalidity and right-to-use opinions 

Of Note

  • Included in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars, 2013-2018
  • Past President, Triangle Intellectual Property Association
  • Licensed professional engineer (inactive)
  • Presenter, “Essentials of Protecting and Licensing Intellectual Property”, ThinkTec Summit, Charleston, SC, 2005
  • Author, “Developing a Patent Strategy,” Legal Strategies, Aspatore Books, pages 87-103, 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association:  Intellectual Property and Law Practice Management Sections
  • Carolina Patent, Trademark, Copyright Law Association