David Keston

David Keston

Senior Patent Attorney


David Keston understands the strategic value of patents to his clients: multinationals, SMEs and academia alike. His work for those clients in the drafting and prosecution of International, European, UK and US patent applications spans many areas of technology: specialising in computer networks, imaging, photonics, telecommunications systems, as well as consumer electronics and mechanical subject areas. David also advises in potentially contentious matters including: licensing, patent landscaping, ‘freedom to use’ and infringement issues. David is a member of the Litigation Committee of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).

David joined Murgitroyd as part of the acquisition of Creation IP by Murgitroyd in April 2022.

David is based in our Glasgow Office.

  • CIPA
  • CIPA Litigation Committee

Key Member of the Patent Prosecution Team awarded Tier 1

Managing IP, IP Stars Firm ranking 2024 - Patent Prosecution Scotland

Electronics and computer-technology expert Keston drafts and prosecutes patent applications with purpose, and brings a global perspective to his practice which adds great value. His expertise also extends to advising on licensing and infringement matters.

IAM 1000 - 2024

Key contributor to our Technology, Media & Telecoms Team awarded Gold by the Financial Times

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

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