Matthew S. Murphy
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Matt Murphy practices in the areas of intellectual property and complex litigation. He has represented clients in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, medical device, consumer driven health care, and lighting industries in a variety of legal matters, including patent litigation, trade secret disputes, sham litigation proceedings, and contract actions. In connection with this work, Matt has contributed to the development of novel remedies arguments to defend a number of multi-million dollar claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Matt spent seven years actively conducting research and development for leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies. He relies on his combination of real world experience and expanding legal knowledge to counsel clients on a variety of technical and complex patent issues.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law
  • Connecticut Bar Association


  • Representation of a major public corporation in a trade secret and breach of contract litigation involving electronics products in the United States Court for the District of Connecticut.
  • Representation of a leading manufacturer in patent litigation concerning food products in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Defense of a billion dollar patent litigation involving a generic drug in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.


Thought Leadership



  • JD – University of Connecticut School of Law (2009)
  • BS, Chemistry, cum laude – University of Connecticut (2001)


  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US District Court District of Connecticut

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