Attorneys & Agents
Cameron C. Murphy
Registered Patent Attorney
Cameron Murphy is a Registered Patent Attorney with a focus on high stakes intellectual property litigation matters. Mr. Murphy graduated with honors from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. He also earned his undergraduate degree with honors in Materials Science Engineering from the University of Florida. He focused his legal education on intellectual property matters and earned a Certificate Degree in Intellectual Property while at UF Law. Mr. Murphy is active in the South Florida legal community, including membership in the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida (IPLAF), and the Copyright Society of the USA.
Mr. Murphy represents a variety of domestic and international clients in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret misappropriation actions – including under the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). Cameron’s litigation experience includes not only Federal and state proceedings – but also international arbitrations – where he has prepared and assisted in numerous motions for summary judgments, advanced discovery motions, as well as related motions for dismissal and/or amendment of initial pleadings in multi-million dollar actions. Mr. Murphy has further successfully defended against jurisdictional challenges, motions for preliminary injunctions, as well as motions to dismiss in numerous Federal jurisdictions. He also has extensive experience mediating and settling cases and has been the second chair for 10 multi-day mediation settlement conferences.
Prior to joining Allen Dyer’s Miami office, Mr. Murphy had experience in both the public and private sectors with intellectual property matters. He worked at the United States Patent and Trademark Office through the Patent Experience Externship Program where he learned the inner workings of the examination procedures employed by patent examiners. While at the University of Florida, he interned at the Office of Technology Licensing where he helped determine the viability and potential commercial utility of patents sought for technologies developed by university researchers. His experience with the private sector includes work with in‑house counsel at biotech and medical device companies Banyan Biomarkers, Inc., and Exactech, Inc.
During law school, through the school’s Entrepreneurship Practicum program, Mr. Murphy helped start-ups in the Gainesville area obtain copyright, patent, and trademark protection. He was involved with the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Association as an Executive Board Member and was an Orientation Ambassador to incoming law students. He was also a teaching assistant for the school’s Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy course.
As an undergraduate engineering student at the University of Florida, Mr. Murphy worked with Harris Corporation on an Integrated Product and Process Design project as part of an interdisciplinary team of engineers to design, develop, test, and manufacture a non‑explosive restraint‑release device to replace pyrotechnic pin‑pullers employed on satellites in orbit. He was also involved with his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, as the Public Relations Chair.
Representative intellectual property litigation results include:
Sedna Aire USA, Inc. v. Sunologi, Inc., 1:15-CV-24753-MGC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS
188619 (S.D. Fla. Nov. 18, 2016) (successful opposition of accused infringer’s motion to amend affirmative defenses and counterclaims in patent infringement suit)(represented plaintiff);
FlexFunds ETP LLC v. Meeder Investment Mgmt, 1:16-CV-23934-RNS (SD Fla. Feb.
2017) (settlement of trademark ownership dispute resulting in transfer of domain name and federal registration) (represented plaintiff);
Kaminesky v. Locardi Media Inc., 1:16-CV-22864-RNS, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106096
(S.D. Fla. Jul. 7, 2017) (settlement of partnership and trade secret dispute on behalf of leading international & National Geographic photographer) (represented plaintiff); and
Palm Partners LLC v. Palm Beach Treatment Center LLC, 9-17-CV-80582-RLR, 2017
U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133401 (S.D. Fla Aug. 18, 2017) (successful denial of motion for Rule 12 dismissal of trademark action) (represented plaintiff);
Custom Cutlery v. Leigh “Aaron” Churnick, 1:16-CV-24491-FAM, (S.D. Fla. 2016)
(obtained settlement agreement in trade dress action that required plaintiff pay the defendant $400,000) (represented defendant).
Practice Areas +
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Trademark and Copyright Acquisition and Counseling
- Intellectual Property Transactions
- Business Litigation
- Online and Computer Technology
- 2016: Florida
- 2016: University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude
- 2012: University of Florida, Materials Science Engineering, B.S., cum laude
• University of Florida Law Alumni Council
• Copyright Society of the USA– Miami Chapter
• Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida (IPLAF)
• Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF)
• The Florida Bar – Business Law Section
• Dade County Bar Association– IP Committee