Moore, Kimberly A.

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit | Chief Judge

KIMBERLY A. MOORE was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006 and assumed the duties of Chief Circuit Judge on May 22, 2021.  Prior to her appointment, Chief Judge Moore was a Professor of Law from 2004 to 2006 and Associate Professor of Law from 2000 to 2004 at the George Mason University School of Law.  She was an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Maryland School of Law from 1999 to 2000.  She served both as an Assistant Professor of Law from 1997 to 1999 and the Associate Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program from 1998 to 1999 at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  Chief Judge Moore clerked from 1995 to 1997 for the Honorable Glenn L. Archer, Jr., Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She was an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis from 1994 to 1995.  From 1988 to 1992, Chief Judge Moore was employed in electrical engineering with the Naval Surface Warfare Center.  Chief Judge Moore received her B.S.E.E. in 1990, M.S. in 1991, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1994.  Chief Judge Moore has written and presented widely on patent litigation.  She co-authored a legal casebook entitled Patent Litigation and Strategy and served as the Editor of The Federal Circuit Bar Journal from 1998 to 2006.​