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Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes James Murphy

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes James Murphy

Posted on November 18, 2016

Dallas, TX, Nov. 17, 2016 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala welcomes James (Jim) J. Murphy III as a senior counsel in the litigation section.  Murphy brings impressive legal experience working with clients in the semiconductor, software, and telecommunications industries.  He has practiced intellectual property law in national and regional law firms for the past 25 years, most recently with Thompson and Knight LLP.  Murphy began his career as a systems engineer with Hughes Aircraft Company.

As an IP and litigation attorney, Murphy has prepared and successfully prosecuted more than 500 patent applications, covering a wide variety of inventions in both the U.S. and overseas.  He has been the lead attorney in both ex parte and inter partes reexaminations and represented clients in front of various international patent offices.  Murphy’s transactional experience includes drafting contact clauses related to the transfer and licensing of intellectual property, performing due diligence on the intellectual property portfolios of target companies, and drafting patent non-infringement and invalidity opinions.

Murphy is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Court and the Northern District Court in Texas.  He is a member of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Electron Devices and Engineering Management Societies.

Murphy received his J.D. magna cum laude from Whittier Law School and holds a bachelor’s of science in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, trademark and other intellectual property disputes. The firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at




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