Intellectual Property Management, Data and Tools for Engineering Business



Ian Hartwell is a Chartered Engineer, consulting European Patent Attorney and runs the Engineering Intellectual Property Research Unit in the School of Engineering, Cranfield University. He 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.


Contact: iph (at) engipr.com

Blog: http://engipr.blogspot.co.uk



Tirović, M. and Hartwell, I.P. (2013) ‘Design optimisation – challenges in protecting intellectual property’

Int. J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 6, No. 3.


Hartwell, I.P. (2012) 'Patent infringement clearance practice in UK and German automotive companies'

Int. J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 5, No. 1.


Hartwell, I.P. (2011) 'Intellectual property business models in braking technology'

Commercial Report.


Hartwell, I.P. (2010) 'Intellectual property business models - a study of Xaar plc, 2000 to 2009

Cranfield University Working Paper: http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/4685


Molian, D. and Hartwell, I.P. (2009) 'Commercial versus legal approaches: alternative strategies to resolving third-party IPR issues confronting new ventures'

International Review of Entrepreneurship 7(2)


Hartwell, I.P. (2002) 'The vulnerability of granted patents'

Managing Intellectual Property, October 2002.



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