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  • B.S., North Carolina State University, 1979, magna cum laude
  • J.D., Wake Forest University, 1985
  • North Carolina, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1991
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Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Dickson M. Lupo

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A visiting professor of law at the Wake Forest University School of Law and an intellectual property specialist with more than 30 years of experience, Dick Lupo focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology transactional matters. 

Dick is the team leader of Moore & Van Allen's IP team.

Heavily involved in a variety of intellectual property and transactional matters for emerging-market companies as well as established businesses, Dick provides sophisticated IP counsel to diverse clients in wide-ranging industries, including:

  • Financial services
  • Heavy industrial manufacturing
  • Semi-conductor manufacturing
  • Apparel design, branding, manufacturing and distribution
  • Internet applications
  • Computer software
  • Consumer products
  • Entertainment and professional sports

Dick assists his clients in product planning, design, protection and implementation through cooperation with design teams and others in the product development process. He is also heavily involved in a wide variety of business transactions that have an IP or technology component, as well as merges and acquisitions.

Dick also has extensive experience litigating patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes across a spectrum of technologies, including the packaging, sports and telecommunications industries.  He is a member of the firm's EHR Task Force.   

Dick is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  

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  • Licensing Executives Society