Kelly Murphy is a partner in the Life Sciences, Intellectual Property, and Government Contract groups at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP. Mr. Murphy counsels clients on government contracts, grants and acquisition regulations, and assists in patent procurement, regulatory compliance and the negotiation of licensing agreements for domestic and international pharmaceutical and technology companies, nonprofits and academic institutions. Mr. Murphy previously held technology development and research positions at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, Human Genome Sciences, Invitrogen Corporation, and Pharmacia & Upjohn. He earned a J.D. from Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. Mr. Murphy also received an M.S. with an emphasis in molecular biology and a B.S. in biological sciences from Western Michigan University.