Richard B. Murphy
Mr. Murphy is active in organizations to develop new technologies in the San Diego community and currently a Entrepreneur-in-Residence for CONNECT in San Diego responsible for coaching and advising start-up companies. He has frequently lectured on intellectual property law and strategy having been an invited speaker for the American Conference Institute, Licensing Executives Society, CalBIO, the American Chemical Society and BIOCOM.
He has a degree in biochemistry from the University of Michigan and a JD from DePaul University. He is admitted to State Bars of California and Indiana, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mrs. Murphy received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, fulfilling concentrations in Biology and Microbiology. She also received her Master of Science degree from the University of Michigan, completing a concentration in Molecular Biology. During graduate school, her research centered on the mechanism of action of interferon in leukemia patients and she was employed as a teaching assistant for the undergraduate course “The Biology of Cancer.” She received her J.D. cum laude from Wayne State University Law School and was an associate at the intellectual property firm Banner & Witcoff in Chicago, Illinois. She is admitted to the State Bars of Illinois and California, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. .
In addition to her professional pursuits, Mrs. Murphy has been active in numerous charitable organizations, including Junior Achievement, The Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Girl Scouts, The Parent Connection and Girls, Inc.
Barbara H. Murphy
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