Rimon

John Murray, J.D.; Ph.D.

Partner

Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Life Sciences, Patent Counseling and Prosecution
Washington, D.C.
(202) 843 5181

EDUCATION

  • Fordham University 2006
J.D.
  • Columbia University
Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • University of Leicester
Ph.D., Molecular Genetics
  • University of Edinburgth
B.S., Biological Sciences (Genetics)  

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (Of Counsel)

Andrews Kurth LLP (Of Counsel)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Dr. John Murray has extensive experience in complex life sciences patent litigation, prosecution and opinion work, as well as due diligence. He conducts prosecution both domestically and internationally for a wide range of clients, including start-ups and academic clients, as well as larger corporations. Dr. Murray has substantial experience in life sciences, in areas including biotechnology, chemistry/organic chemistry, medical devices, molecular biology, and pharmaceuticals, as well as software.

Dr. Murray represents clients in patent infringement litigation, Hatch-Waxman and ITC 337 litigation. He has particular experience in motion practice, claim construction, discovery work and oral argument. In addition to life sciences litigation, Dr. Murray has handled litigation involving software, mechanical devices, commercial packaging and contractual disputes related to IP ownership.

Dr. Murray conducts inter partes review, including oral argument before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, as well as appeals to the Federal Circuit.

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

  • Genetic Technologies, Ltd. v. Histogenetics, LLC (D. Del.): Representation of a diagnostics innovator in patent infringement litigation to secure dismissal on summary judgment of patent infringement claims by a patent troll.
  • Hypoxico Inc. v Colorado Altitude et al. (S.D.N.Y): Representation of an oxygen tent manufacturer in obtaining a million-dollar damage award in a patent infringement litigation jury trial.
  • Representation of major distiller in landmark International Trade Commission (ITC) case which established failure by a patent troll to meet the domestic industry requirements.
  • AstraZeneca Ab et al. v. IVAX Corporation et al. (D.N.J.): Representation of a generic brand in an action against a brand name in ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Applications) litigation. Secured settlement before trial.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • New York Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers

MEMBERSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • New York Academy of Sciences

PUBLICATIONS

  • Coronavirus Drug Shows Global Hurdles to Patent Protection, Co-Author, Law360, February 2020
  • Gene Therapy Policies Can Strike an Ethical Balance, Co-Author, Law360, May 2019
  • New USPTO Guidance May Help Diagnostics Patents, Co-Author, Law360, April 2019
  • New Proposed Rules Regarding Government Rights in Federally Funded Research: Bayh-Dole Act, Co-Author, The National Law Review, February 21, 2017
  • Federal Circuit Clarifies the Steps in Biosimilars Dance, Co-Author, The National Law Review, July 24, 2015
  • Presumption of Validity Triumphs over a Good-Faith Belief of Invalidity, Co-Author, The National Law Review, May 28, 2015
  • Post Exclusivity Issues For Biologics, Co-Author, The National Law Review, January 3, 2015

EDUCATION

  • Fordham University 2006
J.D.
  • Columbia University
Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • University of Leicester
Ph.D., Molecular Genetics
  • University of Edinburgth
B.S., Biological Sciences (Genetics)  

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (Of Counsel)

Andrews Kurth LLP (Of Counsel)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)