Martin is a UK Chartered and European Patent Attorney with over 19 years working in the medical field, with extensive EP Opposition and International Patent Litigation experience.
Martin joined the patent profession over 20 years ago having worked mostly in an in-house patents department of a multinational healthcare company.
Before leaving industry to join HGF in 2016, Martin was responsible for all the patent issues of the Wound Management Division, although also acquired a broad medical experience including orthopaedics and endoscopy. The work included drafting, prosecution, EP Oppositions and International product launch strategy, as well as multinational patent litigation.
Martin graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an Honours degree in Microbiology, then continued at the University of Aberdeen in an immunological research project.