ENGINEERING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIMITED
Intellectual Property Research for Engineering Business
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AWARENESS
Contact us to subscribe to our free regular IP awareness email and receive more information on our 5-level training programme to help you avoid intellectual property pitfalls and work cost-efficiently with legal advisors.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PORTFOLIO ENHANCEMENT
Using our proprietary portfolio visualisation methodology and database, refined over a decade working with numerous engineering organisations, we can help you to identify opportunities and threats to your intellectual property position, enabling you (and your legal advisor) to take action to enhance your IP portfolio and grow your business.
We work with partners in engineering business, academe, finance and government to advance knowledge in the fields of intellectual property business models, portfolio structure and risk management, with a particular focus on the green automotive sector. Publications include:
Design optimisation – challenges in protecting intellectual property - Int. J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 6, No. 3.
Patent infringement clearance practice in UK and German automotive companies - Int. J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 5, No. 1.
Commercial versus legal approaches: alternative strategies to resolving third-party IPR issues confronting new ventures -
International Review of Entrepreneurship 7(2).
Dr. Ian Hartwell is a Chartered Engineer, consulting European Patent Attorney and visiting Research Fellow at Cranfield University where he researches and teaches intellectual property management in engineering. He obtained his PhD in Intellectual Property Management from the University in 2005. Ian is former IP Manager for Cambridge microengineering companies Xaar and Cambridge Display Technology and has previously served as an examiner with the European Patent Office, Munich, and as a technologist with Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, Derby. He has lectured for the EPO, WIPO, NESTA, AURIL and LES.
Engineering Intellectual Property Limited (registered under 9296293 in England)
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Peterborough PE1 1SA, UK
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