Tristan A. Fuierer, J.D., Ph.D.

Tristan A. Fuierer, J.D., Ph.D.

Tristan Fuierer has more than fifteen years of experience in the chemical, materials science, biotechnology, and the semiconductor manufacturing arts.  Dr. Fuierer focuses her practice on patent preparation, prosecution, opinion work, and patent portfolio management, and has represented a number of large corporations, universities, and start-up companies.  Dr. Fuierer also has significant experience with international patent prosecution.

Prior to law school, Dr. Fuierer taught Chemistry for four years at Western Carolina University in North Carolina, teaching everything from freshman General Chemistry to Physical Chemistry to graduate level classes.  She is presently an adjunct professor of law at the UNC School of Law, co-teaching a patent preparation and prosecution course, and serves on the Board of the UNC School of Law Alumni Association.

Professional Experience

Shareholder, Casimir Jones S.C., 2022-present

Attorney, Olive Law Group, PLLC, 2018-2022

Partner, Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, 2010-2018

Associate, Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, 2005-2010

Associate, Intellectual Property/Technology Law, 2003-2005


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2003

State University of New York at Buffalo, Ph.D., Chemistry, 1996

St. John Fisher College, B.S., Chemistry, 1990


State Bar of North Carolina

United States Patent and Trademark Office