REIS SEMINAR SERIES 699: Commercialisation – What can you do with your Research? And how to Protect your IP. With Gareth Mayhead

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Gareth Mayhead

Speaker's Biography

Gareth is Swansea University’s Head of Technology Transfer with responsibility for all aspects of intellectual property management, technology transfer and consultancy. He leads the REIS and AgorIP Technology Transfer Teams.

With 25 years of experience at the interface of the public and private sectors in the UK and USA, he has expertise in innovation, commercialisation, technology transfer, grant funding, partnership working, strategy and policy development.

From: 23 Nov 2022, 2 p.m.
To: 23 Nov 2022, 4 p.m.
Location: Zoom event. Please register via the course catalogue on ABW, searching for code 699. This is 699-4. Zoom link will be sent before the event., Online Event - Please see description

This will cover the basics of how and why Swansea University manages intellectual property (IP) and commercialisation. It will include:
• What are Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
• Who owns IPR?
• Managing IPR
• Commercialisation options
• Swansea University policies and process
• Managing IP
• Resources

Learning Outcomes:
A basic understanding of IP, Swansea University processes and who to contact for help

Contact: Gareth Mayhead (Email:

Event created by: t.m.chambers