Martin Shaw

Patent Scientist
Patent Group


  • Patents
  • PG Cert in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University
  • MSci Physics (2:1), University of Strathclyde

Martin Shaw joined Murgitroyd in June 2021 as a Patent Scientist within our mechanical team, having previously worked for over 4 years at another IP firm in the electronics sector. His previous work primarily related to patent prosecution for a large international electronics company, where he worked on cases related to mobile devices, user interfaces, telecommunications, 4G and 5G technology, and various electronics and mechanical devices.

Martin was a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde, with his research focused on the characterisation of semiconductor alloys which have potential uses in water-splitting devices and other solar energy absorption applications; and prior to this Martin also completed an integrated master’s degree in Physics from the University of Strathclyde.

Martin is based at Murgitroyd’s York office, working on a variety of subject-matter. He is part-qualified and is currently working toward being fully qualified in the UK and Europe, and is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).

Core expertise: Semiconductors, physics, electronics, graphical user interfaces, telecommunications, mobile devices, computer-implemented inventions, software, mechanical.

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