Dickson M. "Dick" Lupo

Dickson M. "Dick" Lupo

Moore & Van Allen PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Charlotte, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Copyright Law

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Trademark Law
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As an intellectual property attorney with more than 30 years of experience, Dick Lupo focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology transactional matters.

Heavily involved in a variety of intellectual property and transactional matters for emerging-market companies as well as established businesses, Dick provides sophisticated IP counsel to diverse clients in wide-ranging industries, including:

  • Financial services
  • Heavy industrial manufacturing
  • Internet applications
  • Computer software
  • Construction

Dick is heavily involved in a wide variety of business transactions that have an IP or technology component. He often represents clients in sophisticated patent license arrangements as well as license arrangements involving other types of proprietary property.

He also assists his clients in product planning, design, protection and implementation through cooperation with design teams and others in the product development process. He is well versed in the issues arising from transactions involving joint development of intellectual property and other proprietary rights.

Dick also has extensive experience litigating patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes across a spectrum of technologies.

He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact & Links


  • 100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
    Charlotte, NC 28202-4003


  • Wake Forest University, J.D., graduated 1985
  • North Carolina State University, BS, graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1985

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Trademark Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Trademark Law, Charlotte (2020)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

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