Henry Murphy Burgoyne III
About Henry Murphy Burgoyne IIIHank Burgoyne is an AV-rated counselor and litigator with more than a dozen years' experience advising technology and other businesses on commercial, intellectual property, advertising, speech, trade secret and data security issues. Hank has particular expertise in digital forensics and evidence, and in licensing, outsourcing, development and similar technology-related transactions.
Hank has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in some of California's most important Internet-related advertising cases, both at the trial court level and before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. A former reporter and newsroom lawyer, Hank counsels clients on copyright, defamation, trademark, privacy and other communications-related issues, and has successfully litigated dozens of lawsuits in those areas. Hank also advises information owners on trade secret and data theft matters, as well as technology-related businesses on intellectual property, investment and other commercial transactions.
Hank graduated with distinction from Stanford Law School, where he was a teaching assistant to former Dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, one of the nation's foremost First Amendment scholars. He then clerked for U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in San Francisco. After his clerkship, Hank litigated intellectual property and technology-related cases for Keker & Van Nest, an American Lawyer "Litigation Boutique of the Year." Prior to founding the Burgoyne Law Group, Hank also negotiated intellectual property and technology agreements for the Silicon Valley office of Greenberg Traurig, and spent five years as a name partner at Kronenberger Burgoyne, an Internet counseling and litigation boutique he founded in 2006.
Hank first pursued his interest in online and other media as a reporter covering advertising, journalism and telecommunications policy. Hank has commented on Internet and mobile industry topics in the Wall Street Journal, Slate Magazine and other publications, and on traditional and Internet radio. He is a former copyright chair of the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association, as well as an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels of San Francisco and California Lawyers for the Arts.
Directory Practice Areas
- Business Law
- Intellectual Property
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|Managing Attorney, Burgoyne Law Group|
|Partner, Kronenberger Burgoyne LLP|
|Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, LLP|
|Attorney, Steinhart Falconer LLP|
|Attorney, Keker & Van Nest LLP|
|Georgetown Univ||Undergraduate Degree|
|Stanford University||J.D. (1999)|
|Honors: with distinction|
|University of Arizona||M.A.||Journalism|
|Member, California Lawyers for the Arts|
|Member, Bar Association of San Francisco|
|Member, San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association|
|Member, California State Bar|
WEBSITES & BLOGS
RT @juliepsamuels: Makers of Yogi Tea have apparently never had to study for the California bar. http://t.co/LF3w6cAg— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 20, 2012
RT @paidContent: Thousands of YouTube publishers now make six figures a year http://dlvr.it/1tH5b7— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
Megaupload and the twilight of copyright http://t.co/MC9pTD83 via @FortuneMagazine— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
Largest Jury Verdict in Online Defamation Case Overturned http://bit.ly/Nh4KMj via @mhtweets— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
RT @xor: Apple pulls privacy app "Clueful" — which showed users what data other apps were collecting — from the App Store. https://t.co/23LP0usl— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
RT @StanfordCIS: The Copyright Wars Come to the Obama-Romney Campaign by @CJSprigman and Kal Raustiala http://t.co/1HrM0Uhu— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit http://t.co/w9ESGGhb— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
@skostal yes, I'm keeping my eye on #Occupy #Twitter account fight, too— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 19, 2012
As a former reporter and counsel for newspapers, I'm watching Apple Samsung records fight with interest http://t.co/O7aa3dWV— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 18, 2012
RT @FTC: Copy of FTC’s written testimony on what facial recognition technology means for #privacy: http://go.usa.gov/fWq #facepriv— Henry Murphy Burgoyne III (@HankBurgoyne) July 18, 2012