- District of Columbia
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
- University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor
- University of Maryland, B.A.
Bar Association of DC, PTC Section
Michael T. Murphy is a U.S attorney whose practice is focused on intellectual property litigation, anti-counterfeiting, licensing and counseling. He joined Global IP Counselors from a global firm, K&L Gates LLP. Mr. Murphy litigates patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret cases in key courts throughout the country including the District of Delaware, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of Virginia and others. In parallel with district court litigation, he brings and defends patent validity challenges at the Patent Office and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
As a former Examining Attorney at the U.S. Trademark Office, Mr. Murphy advises on clearing and protecting worldwide trademarks, and designs brand strategies. He has extensive experience in confronting misuse of client’s trademarks and copyrights on the internet and in blocking attempts to register client’s marks by bringing litigation or opposition and cancellation proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). In addition, he actively represents clients before US Customs and Border Protection to aid in identifying and seizing counterfeit products at the border.