Moore, Ronda P
Burns & Levinson, LLP
125 Summer Street Boston , MA 02110
Technology Areas: Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology , Mechanical
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Biography Dr. Ronda Moore is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property / SciTech Group. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson LLP in September 2009, she was with the Boston law firm K&L Gates and before that she practiced at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault. In her practice, Dr. Moore applies her experience as a veterinarian and scientist and her background in pathology to provide legal advice in all aspects of intellectual property to inventors and senior management of pharmaceutical, biologic, medical device and medical diagnostic companies, start-ups and emerging companies, venture capital, as well as colleges and universities. Much of her representation involves patent procurement especially in the area of worldwide strategic patent and trademark portfolio development, merger and acquisition due diligence, intellectual property licensing, and validity, freedom to operate, and non-infringement analysis. Her clients’ technologies include medical devices for interventional procedures, in the urogenital, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and neurological, wound healing products, diagnostic assays, automated clinical analytical instrumentation, endoscopic equipment, pharmaceuticals, gene therapy, cell-based therapies, and recombinant medical products.
Prior to entering the legal field, Dr. Moore practiced veterinary medicine at the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston. She also was a Resident in Pathology and a Research Fellow in Comparative Pathology at the N.E. Regional Primate Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Moore is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology, Emeritus. She also was an Associate Professor of Pathology at Tufts University Schools of Veterinary Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Medicine. While at Tufts University, she served for over a decade as the Principal Investigator on multiple National Institute of Health (NIH) sponsored medical research grants. Dr. Moore was the primary course director and lecturer in the veterinary medical school curriculum. In 1997 she joined the former law firm Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault to become a life sciences technology specialist and later an associate in the Patent Intellectual Property group.
Dr. Moore has previously served on the U.S. Department of Agriculture and NIH grant review panels. She has also been a reviewer for the editorial board of major medical and scientific journals.
Dr. Moore is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. She is also is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, American and Boston Bar Associations.
Dr. Moore received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1998. She also received her D.V.M. from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1976 and a B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Vermont in 1972.