Matthew Morton

UK & European Patent Attorney

Matthew joined Mathys & Squire in 2014. He has since been involved in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in a variety of fields, primarily related to chemical technologies.


Year joined: 2014

Qualifications: MA (Cantab), MSci, PhD, Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, CPA, EPA


Matthew has experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe and other jurisdictions, working for clients ranging from large multinationals to SMEs and Universities. He has experience in a wide range of technologies including polymers, petrochemistry, ionic liquids, composite materials, chemical engineering, food chemistry and analytical systems.


Matthew has a Master’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge (specialising in chemistry). He also obtained a PhD from Imperial College London in the field of organometallic chemistry and catalysis, undertaking research focussed on homogeneous Fischer Tropsch technologies and hydrogenation. Matthew also holds a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London.

Membership & Organisations

CIPA Member



  •  Patent Applications

  • Patent Drafting and Filing
  • Patent Enforcement
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patent Oppositions
  • IP Strategy
  • Commercialisation
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Due Diligence
  • Licensing

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