Ruby Smith

Ruby Smith

Patent Scientist


Ruby Smith has a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford. Her thesis focussed on cytochrome P450 enzymes and their oxidation of nitrogen heterocycles. She used computational docking to increase product selectivity in order to further work on their use as catalysts.

Ruby joined Murgitroyd in September 2021 as a Patent Scientist working in the Chemical & Biotech group.

Ruby is based in our Southampton office.

  • Materials
  • Aromatic and heterocyclic compounds
  • Pharmacology

Key contributor to our Chemistry & Materials Team awarded Gold by the Financial Times

Financial Times European Leading Patent Law Firms, combined - 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023 & 2024

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