Kimberly Ann Moore

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Kimberly Moore
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 8, 2006
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Raymond Clevenger
Personal details
Born (1968-06-15) June 15, 1968 (age 46)
Halethorpe, Maryland, U.S.
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Georgetown University

Kimberly Ann Moore (née Pace; born 1968 in Halethorpe, Maryland) is an American federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit who was confirmed on September 5, 2006. She is the second judge appointed by United States President George W. Bush to the Federal Circuit.

Education and Experience[edit]

From 1988 to 1992, Moore was employed in electrical engineering with the Naval Surface Warfare Center. Moore received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1990 and a Master of Science in 1991, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She received her J.D. cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1994. She worked in private practice as an associate with the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis in Los Angeles, California from 1994–1995, and then clerked for Federal Circuit Judge Glenn Leroy Archer, Jr. from 1995-1997. She returned to private practice from 2000-2003 at the law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Moore taught at the Chicago-Kent College of Law from 1997–1999 and at the University of Maryland School of Law from 1999-2000. She subsequently taught at the George Mason University School of Law first as an Associate Professor from 2000–2004, and then as a Professor of Law from 2004 until her appointment. Prior to her appointment, Moore also served as a mediator for the Federal Circuit Appellate Mediation Pilot Program. She also served as a lecturer for the BarBri Patent Bar Review, a review program for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration examination.

Nomination and Confirmation[edit]

Moore was nominated to the Federal Circuit by President George W. Bush on May 18, 2006 to fill a seat vacated by Judge Raymond C. Clevenger III, who assumed senior status. The U.S. Senate confirmed Moore's nomination on September 5, 2006 by a vote of 92-0.[1] She received her commission on September 8, 2006.

Publications[edit]

Moore authored Patent Litigation and Strategy with Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel, Raphael V. Lupo (1st and 2nd editions), Professor Timothy R. Holbrook of Emory Law School (3d and 4th editions), and John F. Murphy (4th ed.).[2] She was also editor-in-chief of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.

Personal[edit]

Moore is a big fan of the Washington Redskins. She has four children with her husband Matt, who is a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. Moore is a Catholic, and attends the same church as Justice Antonin Scalia. She has chambers in the Howard T. Markey National Courts Building in Washington, D.C.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Raymond Clevenger
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
2006–present
Incumbent