Steve Moore focuses his practice on patent infringement litigation in a wide variety of industries. Mr. Moore both defends companies accused of patent infringement and represents patent owners harmed by a competitor’s infringement in pursuing patent and related claims. Mr. Moore also has experience in successfully coordinating global patent litigation, resulting in favorable rulings for his clients both in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Moore further has experience in trade dress claims and commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Moore has extensive courtroom experience in patent and commercial litigation cases, including trying numerous patent and commercial litigation cases to a jury. Mr. Moore’s jury trial experience includes handling several multi-week multi-patent cases in which juries have returned verdicts of non-infringement and invalidity for his clients. Mr. Moore further has argued at and examined witnesses in numerous Markman hearings, after which courts issued claim construction rulings that have caused cases to resolve favorably for his clients. Mr. Moore has also argued before the Federal Circuit on several occasions, including before the en banc Federal Circuit.

Mr. Moore was listed in 2018 by The Best Lawyers in America® for Intellectual Property Litigation. He was recognized as a "Super Lawyer" in Intellectual Property Litigation in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Moore was recognized as a 2016 and 2017 "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. He was named a top patent practitioner in 2016 and 2017 by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Mr. Moore is listed in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Intellectual Property Law. He was named to The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers for Patents in 2013 and 2014 and The International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers in 2013.

Professional & Community Activities

Georgia State Bar Association, Member

North Carolina State Bar, Member

Alaska Law Review, Former Executive Editor

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D. (1996)
    magna cum laude
  • Duke University, A.B., Economics (1993)
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Georgia
  • North Carolina

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Clerkships

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia — Richard C. Freeman
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina — Alexander B. Denson

Who We Are

Two Embarcadero Center, Suite 1900
San Francisco, CA, 94111
USA
t +1 415.273.4741
f +1 415.651.8510
1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
USA
t +1 336.607.7431

Steven D. Moore

Experience Highlights

EON Corp IP Holdings LLC v. Sensus USA Inc, Motorola Mobility et. al.
Kilpatrick Townsend was successful on behalf of Motorola Mobility in winning summary judgment against EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC in the Northern more
Advanced Media Networks LLC v. AT&T Inc et al

Recently, Kilpatrick Townsend won summary judgment for AT&T Mobility against Advanced Media Networks,
LLC (AMN) in a patent infringement more

Fort James Corp. & Fort James Operating Co. v. J.H. McNairn, Ltd., et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Georgia-Pacific LLC’s subsidiaries in a patent infringement suit against two competitors in the more
EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC
On March 5, 2014, Kilpatrick Townsend was successful on behalf of Motorola Mobility in winning summary judgment against EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC more