Seven new administrative law judges began their new roles at the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board, including Brian Murphy, a former Edwards Wildman
partner based in New York, reported Law360. In the article, "Ex-Edwards Wildman Atty One Of 7 New PTAB Judges
," Scott Wofsy, chair of Edwards Wildman's Intellectual Property department, said that Murphy is well-known in New York patent circles and will be “influential addition” to the PTAB. "Brian's decision to enter into public service at a time of historic change in U.S. patent law is something that, as a firm, we're really proud of," added Wofsy.