Valerie C. Moore, Ph.D.
Patent Agent

700 Louisiana Street Suite 4300, Houston, TX USA 77002


Valerie Moore is a registered patent agent who focuses her practice on domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, as well as portfolio management, relating to chemistry, materials, and life sciences. Valerie’s technical and patent experience spans areas including nanotechnology, materials engineering, polymers and surfactants, surface science, corrosion chemistry, catalysis, upstream and downstream oil and gas chemistry, mining, sensors, bioimaging, biomedical implants, mathematical modeling of data, and integrating systems with mathematical modeling.

Prior to joining the firm, Valerie was a patent agent in the Houston, Texas and Orange County, California offices of an international law firm where she prepared and prosecuted domestic and foreign patent applications.

Before her intellectual property career, Valerie worked in research and administration for Rice University, in the Texas Medical Center, and with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Johnson Space Center. Before that, her graduate studies mentor at Rice University was Nobel Laureate Richard E. Smalley.


Rice University Ph.D., Chemistry (2005)

Rice University M.A., Chemistry (2003)

Centenary College of Louisiana B.S., Chemistry, Minor in Mathematics (2001)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2012)

Professional & Community Activities

American Chemical Society, Greater Houston Section, Chair

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Patent Agent Committee, Patent Agent Advancement Subcommittee, Chair

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Patent Agent Committee

Intellectual Property Owners Association, Patent Agent Committee, Vice-Chair

Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honor Society, Member

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