Oil & Gas

With specialist oil and gas knowledge, and with over 45 years of experience, our team is well positioned to support you.

IP protection for the oil and gas industry

Murgitroyd has been working with clients in the oil and gas industry from day one, over 45 years ago. Since then, we have built on our expertise and have a proud history of working closely with clients of all sizes within the energy industry.

Our oil and gas specialist attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience in protecting the Intellectual Property of businesses in this agile, ever-changing field, giving us an unrivaled understanding of the needs and expectations of our clients.

Our expert team can help with inventions in fields including:

  • Exploration, including drilling, casing cementing, and coiled tubing operations;
  • Production, including completion systems;
  • Reservoir treatment techniques;
  • Processing, including LNG conversion;
  • Surveying, including seismic analysis;
  • Upstream and downstream;
  • P&A (Plug & Abandonment) techniques;
  • Decommissioning operations and techniques
  • Workover techniques, including wireline intervention.
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Our oil and gas expertise

We take a holistic approach to each of our oil and gas clients' IP strategy, working with you to develop and protect your IP portfolio to best suit your business aims, providing practical, proactive, and strategic advice. We can advise at any stage of the IP lifecycle, whether you have the formation of a concept, pending IP rights, or a mature portfolio.

In addition to patent portfolios, we are experienced in advising on design rights, trade secrets, and trademarks, and are especially skilled in blending these approaches to enhance the protection available.

James Brown 1280x860

James D Brown

Director, Patents, Head of Pricing

Wendy Crosby 1280x860

Wendy Crosby

Director, Patents, Head of Designs Team

Annette Flaherty 1280x860

Annette Flaherty

Senior Patent Attorney

Jacqueline Mc Kay 1280x860

Jacqueline McKay

Director, Trade Marks

Murgitroyd is well-placed to handle cross-border patent prosecution work for clients in the software, electronics, mechanical engineering, chemistry and life sciences sectors.

Legal 500 2023

Congratulations to our Mechanical Engineering Team for their Gold Award

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

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Contact us

Tired of complex dealings with multiple firms around the world? Let us manage everything for you. We will consolidate your global filings, give you a single point of contact and save you time, money and stress.

+44 [0] 141 307 8400info@murgitroyd.com
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