Dr. Brian More BSc, DPhil, MBA, FIoN

Dr. Brian More BSc, DPhil, MBA, FIoN

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Dr. Brian More BSc, DPhil, MBA, FIoN

Title:  Director IP Commercialisation

Email:  b.r.more@coventry.ac.uk

Tel:  (44) 7974984928

Area(s) of expertise:

Intellectual Property, Management, Business Development, Spin-out registration, Licensing and business growth

Biography

Brian More works as IP Commercialisation Director with responsibility for policy, protection, valuation and commercialisation of all forms of IP. He manages a portfolio of 20 patent families, trademarks, designs and copyright. He has had 25 years’ experience working with Intellectual Property, as inventor on 6 patents and jointly owns 3 trade marks. Brian has been active in starting 15 companies using IP and attracting investment into them. 

He is passionate about education and training in the IP arena and developed accredited courses for academic and industry use. He published 20 peer reviewed papers on research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

He studied for a PhD in Grenoble as an employee of the CEA, and subsequently worked at the NPL and BNFL's Company Research Laboratory. He is a Director of 6 companies and sits on 3 national advisory panels.

He sat on the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Nanotechnology, before which he was Chairman of the Steering Group to the Institute.

He has worked for private contractors on assessment of development proposals in the field of Nanotechnology and worked on EU Framework projects as commercialisation consultant.

Key achievements

  • Director of 6 companies
  • Licensed out 10 technologies
  • Spun-out 15 companies
  • 2009 Technology Transfer Champion, West Midlands                  
Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021