Freddy is Head of IP Services at the Innovation Factory where he oversees the management of the IP portfolio of The University of Manchester as well as the relationship with the panel of patent attorneys.

Freddy has over 10 years of experience in research commercialisation and in the management of intangible assets. He has supported several licensing deal negotiations and the creation of numerous spinouts.

Qualified European patent attorney, Freddy has field expertise in the identification and acquisition of intellectual property rights, comprising patents, trademarks, designs and trade secrets.

Freddy has led IP & Exploitation work packages of a number of EU-funded collaborative R&D projects. He delivers training and workshops on Intellectual Property strategy and Innovative Business Modelling.

Having started his career drafting medicinal chemistry patents in a French biopharma, Freddy’s broad experience include roles at Imperial Innovations, National Institute for Health and Care Research and, Inventya, a North West based innovation management consultancy.

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