Michael T. Moore

Vice President, Privacy and IP at Lacework, Inc.

Michael T. Moore is the vice president, privacy and IP at Lacework, Inc. a cloud security company in San Jose, CA. He has responsibility for privacy and cybersecurity, procurement, product counseling, transactional support, patents and intellectual property strategy, open-source software, and other matters. Moore is a seasoned attorney with more than a decade of privacy, cloud, transactional, software and hardware counseling and patent and IP experience, which follows his technical career in logic design and software engineering. 

Previously Moore was the vice president, products and IP at Pure Storage in Mountain View. Pure Storage has been recognized twice by The Recorder for In House Legal Department of the Year in 2016 and 2017 for IP Strategy, and also recognized for Litigation (2016) and for Data Security (2017), and Legal Operations (2019) which fall into Mr. Moore’s area of responsibility. In 2018 Pure Storage was named by the Association of Corporate Counsel as Value Champion Award Winner.

Before joining Pure Storage, Moore was the vice president, intellectual property and deputy general counsel, of Rambus. He has also worked in-house at Symantec, and he started his attorney career as an associate at the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius involved in patent prosecution and trade secret litigation. Prior to this Moore spent almost a decade in the semiconductor industry as an engineer and patent agent.

Moore holds a JD and MBA from Santa Clara University, and BSEE (B.Eng) from the University of Limerick, Ireland.  He speaks at PLI, ACC, and other events and has published in Law360, ACC Docket, Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Asset Management, and other legal journals.  He holds 10 US issued patents from his engineering work.

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