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MMLC is a leading boutique Intellectual Property and Technology Law Firm.
Developed from a major international law firm in Beijing in 2002, MMLC provides its valued clients with
confidential first class legal and business services in relation to intellectual property, technology, transactions and international trade.

 The firm has represented most members of the Global Fortune 500 over the last 16 years, as well as governments and visionary start-ups.
If you require assistance with developing, enhancing or protecting your intellectual property or technology, you should contact us.


"Listed as a leading corporate/IP lawyer by various industry publishers including Euromoney, Chambers & Partners, China Law and Practice, and the Legal 500, Mr Murphy is recognised as one of the most influential people in foreign and Chinese IP Law  ...  

The MMLC team is committed to corporate social responsibility through supporting and raising funds for charities such as World Vision, the Smith Family and UNICEF. On a personal level, Mr Murphy has been an active pro bono contributor for more than 10 years to the World Bank’s Doing Business Project for China and the World Justice Project for China. In 2015, he authored the China Legal Aid report for the United Nations Development Program." - Australia China Alumni Awards 2016.

"Boutique firm MMLC Group continued to act for its longstanding clients, which include leading players in the fashion, technology and food and beverage industries, and also received instructions from new clients. The team recently advised one of its repeat clients on a significant criminal IP counterfeiting matter in Eastern China. Matthew Murphy heads the practice, which is based in Beijing."- Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018.

"Clients across the technology, automotive, retail and media sectors turn to MMLC Group for advice on IT, licensing, privacy and security issues. Its practice also takes in corporate and commercial transactions and litigation. In 2016, the team advised numerous clients on outsourcing agreements for data processing and call centres. Matthew Murphy is the practice head." - Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018.