Diversity : Inclusivity

We are committed to celebrating and supporting Diversity and Inclusivity. We aim to be an employer of choice and are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people regardless of their background, age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

As part of this commitment, Murgitroyd is proud to be a signatory of the IP Inclusive Charter and to support the activities of IP Inclusive. IP Inclusive’s objective is for the IP community to work together toward a common goal. The goal is to promote and improve equality, diversity and inclusion within our communities.

Our IP Inclusive committee members are Chief Operating Officer, Gordon Stark; Director of Human Resources, Mary Quinn; European Patent Attorney, Beth Marshall; Marketing Manager Laurence Cheney and HR & Training Co-ordinator, Linda Paton – meet regularly.

IP Inclusive is made up of the following communities:

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IP & ME – The IP & ME Community focuses on ethnic minority IP professionals – Read more…

IP Futures – IP Future is for early career stage IP professionals – Read more…

IP Out – IP Out is the IP Inclusive Community for LGBT+ people and their allies – Read more…

Women In IP – The Women in IP Community provides support and networking that focusses on issues that can predominantly affect women working in the IP professions – Read more…

IP Ability – It is the IP Inclusive community for disabled people, carers and their allies working within the IP professions. Read more…


For more information, please contact Beth Marshall or Linda Paton.

Linda Paton

Linda Paton

HR and Training Co-ordinator

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