Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

European Patent Attorney


Martin Shaw qualified as a European Patent Attorney in July 2023 after joining Murgitroyd in June 2021. Martin works within our mechanical team, having previously worked for over 4 years at another IP firm in the electronics sector.

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).

  • Semiconductors
  • Physics
  • Electronics
  • Graphical user interfaces
  • Telecommunications
  • Mobile devices
  • Computer-implemented inventions (CIIs)
  • Software
  • Mechanical

Thank you very much for your appreciated support. The amendment claims submitted in response to US office have been very well prepared. I would like to thank you very much for your excellent work.

Innovation & Intellectual Property Manager, Germany

Key contributor to our Mechanical Engineering Team awarded Gold by the Financial Times

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

You have done a first-class job translating my ambition into a practical invention. Brilliant!

Financial Services Company

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