James (Jim) J. Murphy III

James (Jim) J. Murphy III

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Jim Murphy focuses his practice on patent prosecution and litigation, trademark and service mark adoption and registration, and technology licensing and counseling. He has prepared and prosecuted more than 500 patent applications covering a wide array of inventions, both in the United States and overseas. Jim has extensive technical experience in electronic memories, audio signal processing including hardware and associated software, computer circuits and architectures, and microwave devices and systems.


  • Assists clients in the adoption and registration of trade and service marks

  • Counsels clients regarding the protection and exploitation of their intellectual property

  • Analyzes patent and trademark infringement accusations and draft non-infringement and invalidity options

  • Consults clients and attorneys on the enforcement of intellectual property rights through litigation

  • Licensing of software and trademarks
  • Preparation and prosecution of patents in the electronics and computer arts

Prior Experience

  • Systems Engineer, Hughes Aircraft Co., 1983-1987

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, International Bar Association

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • Member, Electron Devices and Engineering Management Societies

  • Stradivarius Patron, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

  • Member, Dallas Opera Inner Circle Committee