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Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

Gerald M. Murphy, Jr.

Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP

Falls Church, VA, USA


Gerald Murphy has practiced in the intellectual property field for over 40 years, mostly in relation to U.S. and foreign patents for biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, therapeutic antibodies, organic chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry and pharmaceutical inventions.  He works mostly with medium to large internal corporations.  In addition to preparation and prosecution of patent applications and related appeals, Mr. Murphy has handled patent reexaminations and has been lead counsel in a number of inter partes matters at the USPTO such as interferences and Inter Partes Reviews.  He has also been lead counsel in several appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

In addition to handling matters at the USPTO, Mr. Murphy counsels clients in various IP matters such as patent validity and infringement.  He has lectured extensively before U.S. and international audiences on U.S. patent law and case law developments. He served as the sole arbitrator in two arbitrations involving patent and licensing issues in the fields of DNA diagnostics and therapeutic monoclonal antibodies and has served as an expert witness in patent infringement litigations and in an arbitration involving a patent license agreement.

Mr. Murphy chairs BSKB's annual Post Grant Bootcamp, an intensive 4 day program on procedures that are available to correct, defend and challenge patents at the USPTO and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Mr. Murphy graduated from University of Maryland in 1976.  After taking off several years after graduation, he then attended George Mason University School of Law for his J.D. and then attended George Washington University National Law Center where he attained his LL.M.
Gerald M. Murphy, Jr. is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Hour 2—PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma/Bio and Bio Patents (January 5, 2018) - Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Thursday, April 05, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Friday, April 13, 2018, New York, NY
Web Segment  Web Segment Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Monday, April 16, 2018
Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Patent Law Institute 2018: Critical Issues & Best Practices, Monday, April 16, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 5b: Prosecution – PTAB Decisions for Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents - Breakout Session No. 4b: Prosecution – Recent Developments in Chem/Pharma and Bio Patents, Monday, April 16, 2018
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