Elizabeth Moulton is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group and Supreme Court and Appellate practice. Libby’s practice focuses on the role of embedded appellate counsel in high stakes patent trials. Libby uses her past experience as a patent examiner, district court clerk, and Federal Circuit clerk to help clients with their most important high-tech cases.
Libby represents clients across a wide range of technologies, from artificial intelligence to antiviral drugs to medical research equipment to fitness trackers. Libby regularly partners with trial teams on briefing and strategy decisions in district court, in addition to appellate briefing and argument.
Libby also has an active pro bono practice, representing clients ranging from the Arizona Federal Public Defender’s Office to the Animal Legal Defense Fund to individuals seeking asylum.
Prior to joining Orrick, Libby served as a law clerk to Judge Raymond C. Clevenger III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and to Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Before law school, Libby was a patent examiner in the medical device area at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.