Barry Moore

Patent Attorney at Hanna Moore + Curley

Barry Moore is a European patent attorney, a UK chartered patent attorney, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, an Irish patent and trademark attorney, and an EU trademark and Community design attorney. He is also a chartered physicist.

An Entrance Scholar to University College Dublin based on his results in history, Mr Moore graduated with an MSc in experimental physics. He then worked for a campus company commercialising products in the field of environmental sensing originating from research derived from the applied physics laboratory. It was this work that provided initial exposure to patents – Mr Moore is a named inventor on US 6 028 663. Subsequent to this work in a start-up environment, Mr Moore entered the patent profession more than 20 years ago and in 2003 he co-founded Hanna Moore + Curley.

As a physicist, Mr Moore has in recent years been responsible for prosecuting thousands of patent applications in the fields of telecommunications, mobile devices, security and software. He has drafted hundreds of applications both in these technology areas and in the mechanical, electronic and medical device fields. His expertise in conducting oral hearings before the EPO Examination and Opposition Divisions, and the Appeal Boards is regularly called upon by his international clients.

His non-EPO-specific activities include all aspects of advisory services relating to IP strategy, due diligence and opinion work, and in recent years international litigation. Mr Moore recently coordinated the successful revocation of two competitors’ patents at the United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, a decision that was upheld by the UK Court of Appeal.

Mr Moore has been regularly listed as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property and a member of IAM’s Patent 1000. In the inaugural 2020 IAM Global leaders listing, Mr Moore is the only named Irish patent attorney.

Professional associations

  • CIPA
  • epi

Firm details

Hanna Moore + Curley
Garryard House
25/26 Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2

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