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Kristin L. Murphy



University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D./LL.M.
  • (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
  • IDEA, The Journal of Law and Technology, Editor
Western New England University, B.S.
  • Mechanical Engineering

Prior Employment

  • Brooks Kushman P.C., Shareholder, 2013-2019
  • Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC, Managing Partner, 1997-2013
  • The Young Industries, Engineer, 1993-1994

Bar Admissions



Kristin Murphy is an intellectual property attorney with a broad range of experience in cost-effective intellectual property portfolio development (both foreign and domestic), litigating intellectual property disputes, analyzing potential infringement and validity issues, drafting agreements, and conducting due diligence analyses on intellectual property assets.


  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Recognized as one of 25 "Leaders in the Law," 2013
  • DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyer (Intellectual Property, Patents and Litigation), 2013
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2011-2018
  • Women Law Association of Michigan Regional Leadership Award 2014

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct faculty member at Michigan State School of Law, Patent Litigation, 2012-present
  • Adjunct faculty member at Cooley Law School, Patent Litigation, 2007; 2012; 2013
  • Adjunct faculty member at Franklin Pierce Law Center, Patent Practice II, 2005