Licensing and patenting practices of UK research institutions.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear University of Manchester,

In October 2018 we emailed requesting data about the licensing practices of your university, for analysis to be completed we require the information listed below.

Definitions

For the purpose of clarity, please adhere to the following definitions when answering these questions:

Low and middle income country: A country that is defined as ‘low’, ‘lower-middle’ and ‘upper-middle’ income by the World Bank for the year 2018. Income status defined by GNI per capita.
Source: World bank, available online [https://tinyurl.com/jr6s6fm]

Patent: A form of intellectual property (IP) rights protection, whereby a government grants to the inventor, the right to stop others from making, using or selling the product without their permission for a limited period.
Source: Upcouncil, available online [https://www.upcounsel.com/copyright-trad...

Licence: Contracts that transfer IP rights from the owner of the rights to a third party for use.
Source: Upcouncil, available online [https://www.upcounsel.com/copyright-trad...

Exclusive Licence: A licence that allows only the named licensee to exploit the relevant IP rights, the licensor is also excluded from exploiting these IP rights.
Source: TaylorWessing, available online [https://united-kingdom.taylorwessing.com...

Non-Exclusive Licence: A licence that grants any number of licensees to exploit the IP.
Source: TaylorWessing, available online [https://united-kingdom.taylorwessing.com...

Health Technology: ‘Health technology as defined by the WHO: “A health technology is the application of organised knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives.’ Source: WHO, available online [http://www.who.int/health-technology-ass…

START FOI request:

Please provide a list of patents granted to your organisation in the period 18th October 2018 to 18th October 2019, grouped by patent family, indicating countries/regions in which the patent has been granted.

END FOI request.

If you have any questions please feel do not hesitate to contact me by email.

Yours faithfully,

Florence Rodgers
UAEM representative

MTRS FOIA, University of Manchester

1 Atodiad

Dear Florence,

 

I am writing to acknowledge your request under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 received by The University of Manchester, our reference as per
the subject line.

 

The University will respond to your request within 20 working days.

 

With best regards

 

Lisa

 

Dr Lisa Crawley l  Information Officer  l Information Governance Office
l Directorate of Compliance and Risk l  Professional Support Services |
Room G7 Christie Building  l Compliance & Risk Management Office l  The
University of Manchester  l  Oxford Road  l  Manchester  l  M13 9PL  l 
Tel +44 (0)161 275 8400  

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MTRS FOIA, University of Manchester

2 Atodiad

Dear Florence,

 

Thank you for your request for information received by The University of
Manchester on 03 March 2020 which was as follows:

 

Please provide a list of patents granted to your organisation in the
period 18th October 2018 to 18th October 2019, grouped by patent family,
indicating countries/regions in which the patent has been granted.

 

The University has now considered your request and our response can be
found on the attached spread-sheet entitled “FOI 020-147 GRANT REPORT
18.10.2018-18.10.2019”.

 

I trust this information is of use to you.

 

Kind regards

 

Sharon

 

Sharon Glen | Information Officer | Information Governance Office |
Directorate of Compliance and Risk |Professional Services | G7 Christie
Building | The University of Manchester | Oxford Road | Manchester | M13
9PL | Tel +44(0) 161 306 7549| [1]www.manchester.ac.uk

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