Four North Carolina Members Named “IP Stars”


Moore & Van Allen PLLC’s Intellectual Property practice was again recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as being one of the leading practices in North Carolina.  The Firm’s Intellectual Property team was one of four in North Carolina to receive the top-tier “Highly Recommended” ranking.


Additionally, Charlotte Member and IP Team Leader Dickson M. Lupo, Research Triangle Managing Member and Trademark Team Leader Arlene D. Hanks, Research Triangle Member Charles (Chuck) L. Moore and Charlotte Member Henry B. Ward were recognized as “IP Stars.”  “IP Stars” are named as recommended and confirmed by their peers and clients in each respective jurisdiction.


Founded in 1990, Managing IP is considered the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide.  Features include:  news on major cases, deals and legislation; analysis of strategies and trends; data; interviews and profiles of leading figures in IP; surveys of leading IP firms; and case studies.  Managing IP’s complete list of 2014 North Carolina rankings can be seen here, and methodology details can be seen here.


Moore & Van Allen’s Intellectual Property team is dedicated to providing service through significant personal interaction with clients.  The Firm’s intellectual property lawyers are “business focused” and are primarily concerned with how patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets and technology can be used to help clients to obtain their business objectives.  The team works to help clients avoid problems from arising, but is also ready to assist when challenges occur.  They serve organizations of all sizes, from start-ups to established companies, and across industries such as manufacturing, electronics, electro-mechanical systems, chemical products, consumer products, software, financial services, medical devices, and more.


About Moore & Van Allen

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is one of the largest law firms in the Southeast, with nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina.  The attorneys at MVA provide sophisticated legal services within their nationally recognized Intellectual Property, Litigation, Finance and Corporate law practices for international banks and manufacturers, energy leaders, and growing healthcare and technology companies.  The Firm is comprised of 21 industry and practice groups.  Moore & Van Allen was included in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, and remains the only Charlotte-based law firm identified in the prestigious AmLaw 200 list.