Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also a member of the Education and Electronics and Computer Law committees of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
He is the past president of the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, which is the continuing legal education arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Benjamin Franklin Inn of the American Inns of Court, a Philadelphia area Inn of Court for intellectual property law practitioners.
Mr. Murray is an adjunct professor of law at Villanova University School of Law.
Mr. Murray was named as one of the first-rank intellectual property lawyers in Pennsylvania by Chambers and Partners, the London-based international legal ranking and directory publisher. The rankings are established by Chambers researchers, who contact general counsel and law firm partners throughout the United States, seeking their view of the top practitioners in each area. Mr. Murray qualified to be listed in the 2003-2005 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers.
Mr. Murray is a 1973 graduate of Villanova University School of Law and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. and M.S., electrical engineering).
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, What's The Case Worth? PBI's Third Annual IP Institute, March 5-6, 2009
Honors and Awards
•Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property Law, 2006-2014
•Listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004-2012
•Listed in Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2010
•Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, 2003-2005 editions
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Adjunct Professor, Villanova University School of Law, 1991-present
•Certified Panelist, National Patent Board, 1999-present
•American Intellectual Property Law Association
-Committee on Education, 1991-present
-Electronics and Computer Law Committee, 1995-present
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
-House of Delegates, 1984-1989 and 1998-2002
-Member Intellectual Property Section from inception to present
•Philadelphia Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Institute
-Vice President, 1997-1998
--Chair, Intellectual Property Advisory Committee
•Federal Circuit Bar Association
•Benjamin Franklin Inn of the American Inns of Court
-Executive Committee, 1997-present
-Vice President, 1997-1998
•Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
-Vice President, 1987-1988
•Brehon Law Society
-Executive Committee, 1983-present
-Vice President, 1988-1985