Mr Christopher Luton

Mr Christopher Luton

Head of I.P.R

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3331

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Biography

  •  2007 : Head of Intellectual Property and Legal Services, British Geological Survey
  •  2003 –2007 : Head of Commercialisation and Legal — University of Nottingham
  •  2000 –2003 : Head of Enterprise, University of Kent
  •  1997 –2000 : Director — European Business Innovation Centre, Kent
  •  1989 –1997 : Managing Director — Holocrafts Limited — a high-growth technology company
  •  1985 –1989 : General Manager, Commercial Trademark Services — Far East
  •  1983 –1985 : Hong Kong Government — security expert
  •  1980 –1983 : LLB and Solicitor's Qualifying
  •  1976 –1997 : Hong Kong Government

Research interests

  • Data Management
  • Environmental Legislation
  • Tort & Liability

Skills

  • Business Development and Commercialisation
  • Company set-up
  • Intellectual Property Management

Current projects and collaboration

  • European ECCSEL and EPOS projects

Key papers

Co-author - The Postgraduates Companion published by Sage

Global Innovation Connections - a report looking at Innovation in China

Over 50 European and UK reports on innovation, intellectual property and commercialisation