Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC Managing Partner Kristin L. Murphy Elected as President of the Women's Bar Association -- Oakland County Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC, a leading national intellectual property law firm, is proud to congratulate Managing Partner Kristin L. Murphy on her recent election as president of the Women's Bar Association (WBA) – Oakland County Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM). Rader, Fishman & Grauer develops strategies for maximizing the value of intellectual assets including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.
Murphy has been an active executive board member of the WBA – Oakland County Region of WLAM for nine years. She is also an executive board member of the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA), a former co-chair of the Industrial Advisory Council for the School of Engineering at Western New England University, and serves on the Board of Directors for The Pink Fund; a Michigan-based charity that provides short-term financial aid to women and men who are in active treatment for and recovery from breast cancer.
Murphy joined Rader, Fishman & Grauer in 1997 as an associate attorney. In 2003, she was elected as a partner at the firm. As of January 1, 2011 Murphy serves as a managing partner on the firm's Board of Managers. Murphy is the first woman to be elected as a managing partner at Rader, Fishman & Grauer.
Murphy's practice focuses on trademark, unfair competition, antitrust and patent litigation at the District Court level and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She also has extensive experience in patent prosecution, both domestically and internationally, as well as drafting and negotiating agreements relating to intellectual property.
Murphy holds a J.D. and Master of Intellectual Property degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center (Now University of New Hampshire School of Law) and a B.S.M.E. from Western New England University. She is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Murphy was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and currently resides in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Rader, Fishman & Grauer is a national intellectual property law firm in the United States, ranking annually in the top 10 percent in the number of new patents and trademarks obtained nationwide (IP Today). The firm is a leader in intellectual property litigation and operates its own high-tech courtroom. Its practice is focused exclusively on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and associated litigation, licensing, freedom-to-use opinions and due diligence investigations. Rader, Fishman & Grauer attorneys provide intellectual property legal counsel and services globally from offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Washington, D.C.; Orange County, California; Silicon Valley, California and Tokyo. Visit: www.raderfishman.com
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