Other Attorneys

Mark R. Bilak

Member, BSEE, MSEE, JD

Scott Bloebaum

Member, BS/MS/PhD EE, JD

Patrick P. Hansen

Senior Associate, BSEE, JD

Daniel P. Homiller

Member, BEE, MSEE, MBA, JD

Marc Johnson

Patent Agent, BSEE, MSEE

Parthiban (Pat) A. Mathavan

Associate, BSMT, MBA, JD

Michael D. Murphy

Member, BSEE, JD

Josh Scott

Patent Agent, BSPHY, MSME

J. Michael O'Neill

Senior Associate, BSEE, JD

Education: B.S.E.E., J.D. (magna cum laude)
Registrations: Patent attorney before USPTO
State Bar Admissions: NC, MA, CT

Since begining his career as a patent attorney in 2012, Michael's responsibilies at Murphy, Bilak and Homiller have expanded dramatically. Michael handes a wide variety of patent preparation and prosecution work in the semiconductor arts. Michael has prepared patent applications, office action responses and appeals covering subjects such as digital and anolog circuits, high-power transistors, chip level packaging and semiconductor processing techniques. Additionally, Michael has prepared patent applications and office action responses covering fiber optical network devices and methods. Michael enjoys working with his clents to learn the core technology behind each invention and provide guidance that accounts for the intracacies of U.S. patent law.

Michael's foundation in the semiconductor arts comes from his experience in IBM's PowerPC group. Michael’s work at IBM included custom circuit design and implementation of simulation tools for PowerPC microprocessors. Mike has additional work experience at American Tower Corporation. American Tower is an industry leading owner and operator of wireless communications towers. Michael performed a variety of tasks at American Tower, such as assessing the feasibility of proposed customer equipment installations and working with national broadcast customers to complete all necessary steps for the installation of equipment.

Michael earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont in 2004. Michael left American Tower in 2009 to enroll full time at Quinnipiac University School of Law. Michael earned a J.D. from Quinnipiac in 2012, magna cum laude with a certificate of concentration in intellectual property law. Michael served as President of the Quinnipiac Law Intellectual Property Law Society and Vice President of the Quinnipiac Law Moot Court Society. While attending Quinnipiac Law, Michael worked as a patent intern in the Global Patent Office at General Electric. Michael performed a variety of tasks at General Electric, such as reviewing foreign patent filings, drafting defensive publications and assisting attorneys with patent prosecutions.

Michael is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is admitted to practice law in North Carolina, Connecticut and Massachusetts.