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David E. Moore

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David E. Moore is a commercial litigator practicing in the state and federal courts. He concentrates his practice in several areas, including intellectual property litigation, trade secret litigation, contract disputes and other complex commercial litigation. Dave’s experience also includes representing corporate clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Recent editions of Chambers USA say "David is excellent." "Dave has a true understanding of how to successfully navigate complex patent litigations." He is “an invaluable resource in any Delaware case” and “is responsive, really smart and has personal credibility with judges.”

A longtime participant in firm committees and management, Dave formerly served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee and practice leader of the firm's General Litigation Group.

Representative Matters

  • Represented IBM in patent suit brought against Groupon Inc. in which a Delaware federal jury found that Groupon infringed four of IBM’s e-commerce patents and awarded IBM $82.5 million
  • Represented DuPont in patent infringement suit in which a Delaware federal jury found Unifrax LLC liable for infringing a DuPont patent for thermal blanket coating used in aircraft structures
  • Defended Intel Corp. in a $2 billion patent infringement suit brought by AVM Technologies in which a Delaware federal jury found that Intel had not infringed on any of the eight asserted claims
  • Defended surgical device manufacturer Lexion Medical in a case involving false advertising, deceptive trade practices and unfair competition, which resulted in a Delaware federal jury finding Lexion not liable on all claims and awarding Lexion $10 million in punitive damages and $2.2 million in damages for lost profits


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Temple University School of Law, LL.M. in Trial Advocacy, 2004

Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1999

Arizona State University, M.Ed., 1996

University of Virginia, B.S.Ed., 1992

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware, 2000

    United States District Court for the District of Delaware

    United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Activities and Honors

Recognized in Chambers USA in the area of intellectual property litigation

Recognized in IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property’s guide to leading IP firms and lawyers

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2019 - present

2013 Recipient of the Caleb R. Layton, III Award

Delaware State Bar Association 

American Bar Association: Section of Litigation, Pretrial Practice & Discovery Committee, co-chair

American Bar Association: Section of Litigation, Trial Practice Committee, former co-chair 

Federal Bar Association, Delaware Chapter

Fellow of the American Bar Foundation