Cameron Murphy is a Miami based Registered Patent Attorney with a focus on intellectual property litigation matters, including disputes involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and technology issues. Mr. Murphy graduated with honors from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. He also received his undergraduate degree with honors in Materials Science Engineering from the University of Florida. He focused his legal education on intellectual property matters, and earned a certificate in Intellectual Property due to the concentration of his legal studies. Mr. Murphy is active in the South Florida legal community, including through membership in the Dade County Bar Association, the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, and the Miami Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA.
Mr. Murphy garnered real world experience in both the public and private sectors with intellectual property matters. This included work at the United States Patent and Trademark Office through the Patent Experience Externship Program where he learned the inner workings of the examination procedures employed by patent examiners. He worked with the University of Florida’s Office of Technology Licensing where he helped determine the viability and potential commercial utility of patents sought for technologies developed by university researchers. His experience with the private sector includes work with in-house counsel at biotech and medical device companies Banyan Biomarkers, Inc., and Exactech, Inc.
During law school, through the school’s Entrepreneurship Practicum program, Mr. Murphy helped fledgling start-ups in the Gainesville area obtain copyright, patent, and trademark protection, while also furnishing the corporate documents and agreements the businesses needed to successfully protect their interests, and further their growth. He was involved with the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association as an Executive Board Member and was an Orientation Ambassador to incoming law students. He was also a teaching assistant for the school’s Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy course.
As an undergraduate engineering student at the University of Florida, Mr. Murphy worked with Harris Corporation on an Integrated Product and Process Design project as part of an interdisciplinary team of engineers to design, develop, test, and manufacture a non-explosive restraint-release device to replace pyrotechnic pin-pullers employed on satellites in orbit. He was also involved with his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, as the Public Relations Chair.