Kathleen Fox Murphy


Kathleen joined as a partner in the commercial and IP team at Browne Jacobson LLP in March 2017 to head up the patent team in the London office. She was previously at Taylor Wessing LLP for over 18 years.

She has a BSc in Maths & Physics from Durham University and specialises in patent litigation and patent strategy advice across a variety of industry sectors, substantially in the pharma, biotech, telecoms, electronics, IT and chemical industries. This includes multi-jurisdictional litigation co-ordination, interim injunctions, infringement and validity litigation in the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court, and oppositions before the European Patent Office, as well as patent portfolio strategy advice. She also advises in relation to competition/anti-trust issues, particularly the interplay with patent rights, such as the European Commission enquiry into the pharmaceutical sector, and FRAND issues for SEPs.

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Contact details

020 7337 1013 / kathleen.foxmurphy@brownejacobson.com

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Year Qualified



BSc, Mathemtics & Physics, Durham University
CPE &LPC, College of Law, Guildford