Alexandra Papas

Alexandra M. Papas

Associate, Boston
617 226-3402

About Alexandra M. Papas

Alexandra is a dynamic associate who focuses her practice on intellectual property and complex business litigation. She advises and represents individuals and businesses across a variety of industries.  With a dedication to achieving favorable outcomes for her clients, Alexandra excels at legal research and synthesizing complex legal and technical matters into easily understandable terms.

Prior to joining Murphy & King, Alexandra spent many years working in intellectual property law with a focus on patent litigation in Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC). She also spent many years working at Boston Children’s Hospital managing research grants and contracts before embarking on her legal career.

Representative Engagements
  • Represented a Boston-based yacht builder in an Arbitration before the AAA in a contract dispute involving design patent, trade secret, and trade dress issues. The client prevailed on all claims and was awarded full costs and attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented the designer and manufacturer of electrical interconnect systems in a multi-patent Section 337 investigation at the ITC.
  • Acted as technical lead on four different high-tech patents at issue in large-scale ITC investigations, responsible for developing the infringement and validity claims in each case.
  • Obtained institution denials from the PTAB on two IPR petitions filed against a client’s patent directed to object-based storage.
Professional Involvement
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Jurisprudence Award, Commercial Law Survey
  • Member of Phi Delta Phi
  • Member of The Society of National Collegiate Scholars
  • Member of HKN (Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society)


  • Boston University B.S., Electrical Engineering, cum laude
  • Suffolk University Law School J.D., IP Concentration with Distinction

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts