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Marjorie T. Benbow

Business Attorney at Concord, NC

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    Moretz & Skufca, PLLC defines business law broadly, whether proactively drafting contracts, organizing your company to address your strategic goals or nimbly addressing an issue that appears non-business related (e.g. divorce of a member), we are here to serve your business needs. The majority of our lawyers approach your needs with the experience of veteran entrepreneurs. We have also carved out a robust niche in motorsports law, microbrewery & distillery law.

  2. Intellectual property
    Your business needs to be protected, including the ideas behind it that make it great. Whether you need to license good ideas, protect your expression or invention or cleverly build your brand, Moretz & Skufca, PLLC is poised to help you.

A veteran entrepreneur in the high-tech space, Marjorie Benbow provides her clients with legal expertise and business sense.  Prior to joining Moretz & Skufca, Ms. Benbow managed the intellectual property at UNC Charlotte when it led the nation in patents issued and successful start-ups formed per research dollar received.  Subsequently, she was the Science and Technology Officer for NC's fourth largest hospital system and the founding Executive Director for the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.  Marjorie is an adjunct professor at UNC Charlotte and has taught "Biotechnology and the Law" for its College of Computing & Informatic's Center for Bioinformatics and Genetics.  Marjorie is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and before the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Inspired by her late husband (Colonel (USAR) Hector H. Henry II, MD) passing from a service-connected disability, specifically blood cancer, she became a Veteran's Representative.  


When not working, Marjorie focuses on philanthropy.  Selected as one of the 20 Most Dynamic Women in the region by US Airways, Charlotte's 50 Most Influential Women, Women Extraordinaire and winner of the Przirembel Prize for Innovative Collaboration, Marjorie serves on the NC School of Science and Math Board of Trustees, NC Sustainable Energy Association, Charlotte Area Science Network, American Red Cross, Leadership North Carolina, the Institute of Political Leadership and various advisory boards throughout the region.  Marjorie enjoys exercising, gardening, adventuring and supporting our troops. 

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Licensed for 23 years
State NC
Status Active
Acquired 1999
Updated 12/27/2022

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Moretz & Skufca, PLLC
37 Union St. Suite B
Concord, NC, 28025


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Posted by anonymous | March 10, 2012
She represented me as if she was going to bat for her self. Very analytical and hard working attorney. Well liked in the community.


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Work Experience

  • Executive Director
  • North Carolina Biotechnology Center
  • 2007 - 2012
  • Science and Technology Officer
  • Wake Med Hospitals
  • 2006 - 2006
  • Officer of Technology Transfer
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • 2003 - 2005
  • Managing Consultant
  • Scott Madden
  • 1999 - 2003
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  • Wake Forest University
  • Master of Business Administration
  • 1999
  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • MS - Master of Science
  • 1992
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
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Legal Cases

  • From Bench to Market
  • Satisfied licensee and licensor


  • Licensing Executive Society
  • N/A
  • Rotary International
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Health Law
  • CALI
  • 1998


Speaking Engagements

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Intellectual property Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Marjorie is a very competent intellectual property attorney and we send any IP related issues to her without hesitation."
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Concord Business Lawyer Marjorie T. Benbow
Marjorie T. Benbow
Business Attorney
Concord, NC
Licensed for 23 years