Thomas E. Moore III

EFF Special Counsel

Thomas E. Moore III has practiced law in Palo Alto continuously since 1984, representing individuals and start-up to mid-size technology companies in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters.  Tom is a member of Royse Law Firm, PC, which provides sophisticated, yet affordable, legal services to a variety of Silicon Valley clients.  Tom has collaborated with EFF on a variety of projects beginning in January 2000 with the DVD Copy Control Association’s case against Andrew Bunner.  Since then, he has defended the rights of on-line journalists, argued that famous trademarks do not hold a monopoly on ordinary English words and helped to explain how IP addresses can reveal important information about person’s movements and associations.  Most recently, Tom has joined EFF in its efforts to curtail the government’s mass surveillance of the American public.  He is a graduate of Stanford, and he received his law degree from U.C. Berkeley.

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