Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.

Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (617) 912-0922
Fax: (857) 400-3778

Primary Office

Boston
131 Dartmouth Street
Suite 501
Boston, MA 02116

Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.

​Mary K. Murray, Ph.D. drafts and prosecutes patent applications, prepares freedom-to-operate, patentability, and inventorship opinions, drafts and negotiates licenses, and intellectual property and confidentiality agreements, conducts trademark prosecution and trade secret protection, and supports intellectual property litigation. She has been practicing patent law for over 20 years.  Her technical experience broadly includes: biophysics; cell, molecular and developmental biology; genetic engineering; pharmacology; immunology; and intravascular prosthetics. Some specific examples of recently patented subject matter include devices to treat aortic disease, vaccines to viral and bacterial antigens, treatment of genetic conditions and molecular diagnostics.

Mary combines her legal and scientific experience by speaking and writing on intellectual property topics. She serves as chairperson of the Suffolk University Law School Intellectual Property Advisory Board. Separately, she was a director of MassMEDIC for six years, and an officer of that organization for three years.

She entered intellectual property law after an academic career where she established a federally funded research program; co-directed a National Institutes of Health sponsored center; and taught medical, veterinary and graduate school courses.  

In addition to her state bar and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office admissions, Mary is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

​Named to The Best Lawyers in America list, Patent Law, 2019

Recognized by LMG Life Sciences for Patent Prosecution and Patent Strategy and Management, 2014-2017

Outstanding Alumni Service Award from Suffolk University Law School, 2013

Memberships and Affiliations

American Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Boston Patent Law Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Education

J.D., summa cum laude, Suffolk University Law School

Ph.D., University of Illinois Health Science Center

B.S., with high distinction, University of Illinois

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

​Mary K. Murray, Ph.D. drafts and prosecutes patent applications, prepares freedom-to-operate, patentability, and inventorship opinions, drafts and negotiates licenses, and intellectual property and confidentiality agreements, conducts trademark prosecution and trade secret protection, and supports intellectual property litigation. She has been practicing patent law for over 20 years.  Her technical experience broadly includes: biophysics; cell, molecular and developmental biology; genetic engineering; pharmacology; immunology; and intravascular prosthetics. Some specific examples of recently patented subject matter include devices to treat aortic disease, vaccines to viral and bacterial antigens, treatment of genetic conditions and molecular diagnostics.

Mary combines her legal and scientific experience by speaking and writing on intellectual property topics. She serves as chairperson of the Suffolk University Law School Intellectual Property Advisory Board. Separately, she was a director of MassMEDIC for six years, and an officer of that organization for three years.

She entered intellectual property law after an academic career where she established a federally funded research program; co-directed a National Institutes of Health sponsored center; and taught medical, veterinary and graduate school courses.  

In addition to her state bar and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office admissions, Mary is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.