We are delighted to welcome back Seán Harte to Murgitroyd.
Prior to re-joining Murgitroyd, Seán held senior roles at Mastercard and Eaton. Whilst at Mastercard Seán had oversight of Mastercard’s IP outside of the Americas. He supported Mastercard Labs in the transformation from card based payments to a digital payment infrastructure along with Mastercard’s cryptography team, and crypto-currency developments.
At Eaton, Seán was the Chief IP Attorney for Europe reporting to Eaton’s CTO, supporting Eaton Research Labs and the digitisation focussed Centre for Intelligent Power. His role encompassed in IP protection, IP strategies and IP analytics for directing technology roadmaps. including responsibility for the management of a multi-million dollar annual budget. Seán was a Director of Eaton Intelligent Power Limited (EIPL) a company holding Eaton’s product IP and had responsibility for management of EIPL’s portfolio including both intra-group and external licensing agreements, acquisition and divestiture of IP, working cross-functionally with Tax and Transfer Pricing teams around BEPS requirements.
Keith Jones, Managing Director, Patents: “I’m delighted to welcome Seán Harte back to Murgitroyd. As many of you will know, Seán re-joins us after several years working in-house, leading the Intellectual Property Departments of some of the world’s most innovative Companies. Seán brings a wealth of expertise in Intellectual property and in Fintech, Computer implemented inventions, Cryptography, Blockchain, Internet of Things and Network systems. Seán joins Murgitroyd as Director, Patents and is based in our Dublin Office.”