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Matthew Barton

Matthew Barton

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Matthew Barton

Patent Technical Assistant



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Matt is a trainee patent attorney in our chemistry team.

Areas of Expertise

  • Polymers
  • Organometallics
  • Energy storage
  • Atmospheric chemistry


Matt has a BSc and MChem in Chemistry and Mathematics (Joint Honours) from the University of Leeds. His Master’s research project involved the synthesis and characterisation of metal-organic frameworks incorporated into polymer films which have potential for use in hydrogen fuel cells. Matt also carried out a summer research project funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry which utilised computational chemistry to model reactions in the interstellar medium. He joined Mewburn Ellis in 2022.