Beth Marshall

Dr Beth Marshall

Senior Patent Attorney
Patent Group


  • Patents
  • PhD, University of Aberdeen
  • BSc (Hons) Physical Science, Open University
  • UK Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • PGCert Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University
  • Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
  • European Patent Institute (EPI)
  • Institute of Physics (IoP)

After graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Physical Science, Beth Marshall undertook a PhD in Systems Biology at the University of Aberdeen. Her research involved using the principles of statistical mechanics to develop mathematical models and simulations of messenger RNA in budding yeast.

Beth joined Murgitroyd’s Aberdeen office in 2014, after completing her PhD. She now works on patent drafting and prosecution in several jurisdictions, primarily the UK, Europe, and the US. Her technological experience includes renewable energy technology, marine equipment, oil and gas technology (including downhole tools, wellbore cleaning, risers, valves), and medical devices.

Beth is dual qualified as both a European patent attorney and also a UK Patent Attorney.

Core Expertise: Oil and gas technology, downhole tools, renewables, mechanical engineering, physical science, aquaculture, food and drink industry, medical devices, virtual reality technology, consumer goods.

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