James P. Murphy Shareholder
James “Jim” Murphy is a Shareholder at McAndrews. For more than two decades, Jim has litigated, obtained and licensed all forms of intellectual property, negotiated myriad complex and basic transactions, and counseled clients on every facet of intellectual property law and related commercial litigation.
His litigation experience began as a Law Clerk to United States District Court Judge James H. Alesia in the Northern District of Illinois. This was followed by private practice, which included all phases and aspects of litigation, including trials, Markman hearings, TRO and preliminary injunction proceedings, and appellate practice. Jim is licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and he represents clients in all areas of PTO practice.
He has successfully represented plaintiffs and achieved verdicts or settlements resulting in collections of millions of dollars. He has also successfully defended clients against various charges of infringement and other assertions of intellectual property.
Jim’s practice involves a diverse range of technologies, including telecommunication systems, electronics manufacturing, lighting systems, electro-mechanical gaming devices, hospital kinetic bedding, consumer products, financial pricing model methodologies, dental x-ray technology, implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers, balloon angioplasty catheters, spinal implants and surgical tools, and other medical technologies. In addition to patent matters, Jim also represents clients in the areas of antitrust, trade secret, trademark and trade dress, copyrights, and Lanham Act cases.