• University of Idaho College of Law J.D., summa cum laude
  • University of Oregon B.S., Chemistry, summa cum laude


  • Admitted to practice law in the states of Idaho and Washington
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted to practice law before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of The Advocate, the official publication of the Idaho State Bar

Susan Moss is a patent attorney at Lee & Hayes. Susan advises clients on a variety of intellectual property (IP) issues including the drafting and prosecution of patent applications. She is a member of the firm’s Life Sciences and Chemical Practice Group. Susan’s expertise includes metallurgical chemistry and environmental chemistry, having specific experience with techniques including carbon combustion infrared detection, inert gas fusion detection, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, and a wide array of other analytical techniques. Susan also drafts and prosecutes patent applications in other technical areas including computer science, business methods, and mechanical. Prior to joining Lee & Hayes, Susan practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, securities litigation, transactions, and appellate advocacy at firms in Coeur d’Alene, Boise, and Washington, D.C. Susan completed her 3L year of law school at Georgetown University Law Center. Before attending law school, Susan worked as a metallurgical chemist for a large titanium and zirconium manufacturer.