European Patent Attorney expertise in mechanical
engineering, in technical German and French, in EPO
oppositions, appeals and oral proceedings.
Asivu™ methodology and data to help organisations see opportunities and threats
to their intellectual property position and take action
before it is too late.
Working 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 and circular economy. Publications include:
Design optimisation –
challenges in protecting intellectual property - Int.
J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 6, No.
Patent infringement clearance
practice in UK and German automotive companies -
J. Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 5,
legal approaches: alternative strategies to
resolving third-party IPR issues confronting new
International Review of Entrepreneurship 7(2).
academic, business and technologist audiences,
Intellectual Property for Engineers' at the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
us to receive our monthly IP awareness circular
'Intellectual Property for Engineering Business'.
Director Ian Hartwell is a Chartered Engineer, consulting European Patent
Attorney and has a visiting position 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.
Intellectual Property Limited (registered under
9296293 in England)
Eco Innovation Centre
Peterborough PE1 1SA,
t: +44 (0) 870 739
e: iph (at) engipr.com