Completed Assignments


Innovation Policy

Philip has been engaged on three occasions in relation to three Asian and Pacific nations, to advise on, and draft National Strategies for innovation and intellectual property.

Engaged by WIPO to undertake study of Sri Lanka's innovation system, and to formulate recommendations, including areas for policy change as well as legislative change, producing the report Integrating Intellectual Property into Innovation Policy Formulation in Sri Lanka

Engaged by WIPO to report on Policies Fostering Participation of Industry in Technology Transfer

Intellectual Property Policy

Engaged by a Chinese university to advise it on its TTO structures, its IP Policy, as well as best practice in technology transfer processes and patent processes.

Engaged by a second Chinese university to advise on its policy infrastructure.

Engaged by numerous universities, research institutes, and companies to advise and write their IP policies, commercialisation and IP management policies, as well as protocols for implementing those policies.

Engaged by APEC to advise on and write its IP Policy

Tech Transfer Best Practice

Engaged by a Chinese university to advise it on technology transfer processes and patent processes.

Engaged by an Asian company to mentor and skill up its staff in licensing skills.

Engaged by universities and research institutes to advise on and write customised SOPs for their IP commercialisation and management processes.

Tech Transfer Offices

Engaged by universities and research institutes to advise on the structure and best practice of their technology transfer offices.

Engaged by universities and research institutes to advise on and write customised SOPs for the organisation of their technology transfer offices.

IP Resources

Engaged by APEC to design the logical architecture and write the content for an on line IP audit tool (http://intellectualpropertyexplorer.com/).

Engaged by the International Trade Centre (of the World Trade Organisation) to contribute a number of chapters on pharmaceutical licensing and strategic alliances to its publication on international trade for biotechnology companies.

Engaged by IP Australia to contribute to its “IP Toolbox” product.

Engaged  by an Australian State Government Department to design the logical architecture and write the content for an on line IP education tool.

Engaged by a Chinese Government to design the logical architecture and write the content for its on line IP education tool.