Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., Furman University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • M.P.H., University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • North Carolina
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Kathryn (Kate) G. Cole

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Kate Cole is a member of Moore & Van Allen’s Intellectual Property team. She represents public and private companies in connection with a variety of intellectual property matters, including trademark, patent, copyright, and trade secret matters. As part of her litigation practice, Cole has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in federal courts throughout the United States, and before specialized tribunals such as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Arbitration Forum.  Cole also assists clients with transactional matters related to the development, acquisition, and licensing of intellectual property, and other corporate and M&A matters with intellectual property components.  

Cole graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. At the same time, she earned her Master of Public Health degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Cole graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Prior to joining Moore & Van Allen, Cole practiced at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in Silicon Valley.

Of Note

  • Selected as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2020 Women in Business Achievement Award winners
  • Selected for the North Carolina Rising Stars list, which is included in the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, for Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013-2020
  • Member, Mint Museum, Board of Trustees
  • Member, Safe Alliance, Board of Directors