- PGCert Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London
- MEng Mechanical Engineering (1st Class), University of Strathclyde
Andy holds a Master’s degree with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde. His dissertation involved complex thermomechanical fatigue stress modelling using finite element analysis, and he also conducted research at Tokyo Institute of Technology, spending 5 months of his course in Japan.
After graduating, Andy worked for several years as an Engineer at a multinational oilfield services company, specialising in measurement and evaluation while drilling and directional drilling.
Andy started training as a Patent Attorney in London in 2016. He has worked on drafting, prosecution and opposition of patents across a broad range of fields including mechanical, automotive, civil and aerospace engineering, oilfield exploration and medical devices. Andy joined Murgitroyd in April 2018 and is based in our Glasgow office. He currently works on mechanical engineering technologies for various industries.
Andy has recently completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary University of London, and will soon be preparing to undertake the UK and European qualifying examinations.
Andy is an affiliate member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a student member of both the European Patent Institute and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.