Mhari Godsman

Mhari Godsman

Patent Paralegal and Office Manager


Mhari joined Murgitroyd in 1996 as a secretary and was then appointed Office Manager a few years later and then undertook the CIPA Patent Administration Certificate achieving a pass in 2017.

Mhari’s key activities include providing paralegal support throughout the patent prosecution process, liaising with clients, foreign agents and the Patents and Designs offices for GB, EP and foreign applications. Mhari is also responsible for handling day-to-day deadline management and attending to legal requirements of patent and design applications worldwide from filing to grant. She is particularly involved in patent administrative tasks associated with worldwide patent prosecution for a leading water technology company.

Further tasks include providing IP portfolio schedules, handling transfers of rights, preparing cost estimates for assignment recordal programmes and attending to the recordal of assignments worldwide. She also monitors and provides cited documents for Information Disclosure Statements, and prepares Form 3 information for Indian patent applications.

Mhari works closely with our Commercial Director/Head of Energy Team and also our Head of Designs Wendy Crosby, so is heavily involved in Design prosecution from filing through to registration.

  • CIPA Introduction to Patent Administration Certificate
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