Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.

Elevating the Licensing Profession Through Knowledge and Standards


I earned the CLP because it provides knowledge that I can use in my various professional responsibilities, including developing a patenting strategy, a copyright strategy and negotiating license agreements.  I would recommend earning the CLP distinction to anyone currently working in or aspiring to work in the licensing industry.

- Bruce Harrer, CLP
Commercialization Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Bio Details

Tanya_Moore_(LCA)_2005_02Immediate Past President

Tatiana Moore, T.K. Moore & Associates, LLC

Tatiana Moore is an experienced technology business executive with over twenty years of business development and intellectual property licensing experience at IBM and Microsoft. She brings strong leadership and deep transactional expertise combined with an extensive software development background and management skills to the deal making process. Since leaving Microsoft in late 2015, Ms. Moore established T.K. Moore Associates LLC, a business development and intellectual property licensing consulting practice, stepping out in 2017-18 to take on a leadership role at Sonos, Inc. as the company’s Chief Licensing Officer. She serves on the Board of Governors of Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc. and is an Advisory Board Member of TurboPatent, a Voyager Capital portfolio company.

Ms. Moore joined Microsoft in January of 2004 to grow its corporate IP Group. As General Manager of IP Licensing responsible for outbound licensing of Microsoft’s corporate-wide IP assets, she led strategic deals, built licensing programs, launched the first patent litigations, assisted in settling EU undertaking and helped grow revenue 100-fold over the nine-year period. In addition, she was designated as Microsoft’s M&A IP expert as well as Litigation IP licensing expert. During this time, Ms. Moore served on the board of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the LES Foundation, and was the 2013 President and Chair of the Board of LES USA-Canada. In 2013, Ms. Moore also transitioned to serve as GM of Business Development & Strategy for Microsoft Dynamics. She was responsible for driving technology acquisitions to expand the Dynamics enterprise application platforms through M&A and IP asset licensing as well as signing on key strategic industry partners, increasing partner-led revenue of relevant Dynamics products 15-fold in just over two years.

Ms. Moore’s career began at IBM in June of 1980, initially in technical software development and management roles. This included experience in all product lifecycle positions working on operating systems, Geographic Information Systems and supercomputing platforms, transitioning to OEM Sales. Ms. Moore joined IBM’s corporate IP group in 1997 to lead technology licensing deals, IP asset sales, joint development deals as well as IP portions of major divestitures and joint ventures, handling multi-million to multi-billion dollar transactions. She was a key contributor to generating $1-2B of IP licensing income annually for IBM.

Ms. Moore is a Certified Licensing Professional and was honored as a recipient of the IAM Strategy 300 Award (World's Leading IP Strategists) in 2015. Throughout her career, Ms. Moore had received numerous awards and recognition for innovative and first-of-a-kind projects as well as deal, team and management corporate awards. She is a frequent speaker at IP conferences and teacher of IP licensing and strategy.

Tatiana Moore holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Fordham University, completed significant course work towards a Bachelor of Music degree (classical concert piano) from Manhattan School of Music.


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