Colm Murphy > Cooley (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Cooley (UK) LLP
DASHWOOD
69 OLD BROAD STREET
LONDON
EC2M 1QS
England

Living Wage

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Work Department

Patent Counseling & Prosecution
Patent Counseling & Prosecution – Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Intellectual Property
Technology

Position

Colm Murphy is a partner in Cooley’s London office. He is an European Patent Attorney and a Chartered Patent Attorney with a practice covering a broad range of IP matters in the life sciences arena. He has over 20 years’ experience advising clients in relation to biochemical, pharmaceutical and medical device patents. 

Colm’s practice includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications to EPO Oppositions and Appeals; freedom-to-operate clearances; as well advising on IP portfolio/ risk management strategies; and IP exploitation. His approach is to build strong collaborative relationships with clients in order to be able to provide proactive and commercial solutions.

Colm has particular expertise advising clients in contentious matters including Opposition and Appeals at the European Patent Office. He acts in this area as European counsel for a global gene sequencing company and has successfully defended and invalidated many European patents on their behalf.

Memberships

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
  • European Patent Institute
  • Member, CIPA Biotechnology Committee

Education

  • Nottingham Law School
    LLM, 2007
  • Queen Mary University
    MSc, 1993
  • University of Dublin Trinity College
    BA, 1992