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Associate Professor Andrew Beale O.B.E.

Specialist Subjects: Law of Intellectual Assets Management & Transactions; International Intellectual Property; E-Commerce

Sub-Dean of Law, Deputy Head of College
Director IP Wales® - Winner of the Judges Special Prize, WORLDLeaders European IP Awards (2004)

 

National Awards

Recipient under the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2009 of an O.B.E. for, ‘services to intellectual property and business in Wales’.

 

Recent Publications

Reports

Report Prepared for the Welsh Assembly Government on IP Crime & E Crime , (2009)

Study of Intellectual Property in UK HEIs with emphasis on Wales , (2005), ISBN 0-9544739-6-5

Making A Difference To The Welsh Economy: IP Wales® Phase One Report , (2004), ISBN 0-9544739-3-0

Our First Year of Achievement: IP Wales® Annual Report 2002 – 2003 , (2003), ISBN 0-9544739-1-4

Preliminary Report: Intellectual Property & Legal Expense Insurance , (2003)

Articles & Chapter Headings

  • A. Beale “IP as a Tool for Economic Development”, (2011) World Trade Organization.
  • A. Beale and D. Blackaby and L. Mainwaring “University Patenting in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: a Comparative Analysis”, (2008) Volume 62 Higher Education Quarterly 101-119.
  • J. Allan and A. Beale, "Patent & Trade Mark Statistics for Wales", (2005) Volume 4 Issue 1 Wales Journal of Law and Policy 122–127.
  • A. Beale and A. George, "IP Wales: A Web Based Project", (2001) Volume 1 Issue 4 Wales Journal of Law and Policy 423 – 453.
  • A. Beale, M. Clement, I. Davies "Intellectual Property Activity in Wales: A Report on the Support for Innovative SMEs Project" (2001) Volume 1 Issue 3 Wales Journal of Law and Policy 256-263.

Papers & Presentations 

  • IP: How to get the most value from your IP, 2013 - A.Beale
  • Software Alliance Wales: Knowledge is Power, 2010 – A.Beale
  • World Trade Organization/World Intellectual Property Organization: Colloquium for Teachers of IP (2010) - A. Beale
  • IP Crime Tactical Group (City of London Police): (2010) – A. Beale
  • University of Winchester: Opening of the Trevor Baylis Resource Centre, 2010 – A.Beale
  • World Intellectual Property Organization: ‘Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Geneva, 2009 – A. Beale
  • European Commission: ‘Sub-Regional Conference on Intellectual Property and the Competitiveness of Small and Medium – sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the Agro-Foods Sector in Latin America’ Guadalajara & Veracruz, 2009 – A. Beale
  • World Intellectual Property Organization: 'League of Arab States Regional Training Program on Intellectual Property and Management of Innovation by Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises’ Cairo, 2009 – A. Beale
  • BRASS (Cardiff University): “How good is Wales at commercialising intellectual property and research in its colleges and universities?” 2009 – A. Beale
  • World Intellectual Property Organization: 'Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Cardiff, 2008 – A. Beale (Co-organizer)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization: 'Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Geneva, 2007 – A. Beale
  • European Commission: 'Innovating through EU Regional Policy' Brussels, 2006 – A.Beale
  • World Intellectual Property Organization: 'Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' The Hague, 2006 – A. Beale, Dr. G. Davies
  • IP Australia: (2005) – A. Beale
  • Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand: (2005) – A.Beale
  • World Intellectual Property Organization – World Association of Small and Medium Enterprises: 'Forum on Practical IP Issues for SME Support and Financial Institutions, including Technology/Business Incubators' Geneva, (2005) – A. Beale
  • Enterprise Ireland: (2004) A.Beale, Sir J. Cadogan, I. Davies, W. Sinnott
  • WIPO: 'Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Alicante, 2004 – A.Beale, G.Williams
  • European Patent Office: 'PATLIB: Investing in the Future' Liege, (2003) – A. Beale
  • European Commission: 'PATINNOVA: Sixth European Congress on Patents – Patents in the digital era & Patents serving entrepreneurship' Cardiff, (2001) – A.Beale

Papers   

A. Beale, “Intellectual Property is a tool for Economic Development in Wales”  WIPO – WTO Colloquium, papers 2010

A. Beale and D.Blackaby and L.Mainwaring, “University Patenting in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: a Comparative Analysis”, (2008), Volume 62 Higher Education Quarterly

J. Allan and A. Beale, "Patent & Trade Mark Statistics for Wales", (2005), Issue 1 Wales Journal of Law and Policy

A. Beale and A. George, "IP Wales: A Web Based Project", (2001), Issue 1 Wales Journal of Law and Policy

A. Beale, M. Clement, I. Davies, "Intellectual Property Activity in Wales: A Report on the Support for Innovative SMEs Project", (2001), Issue 1 Wales Journal of Law and Policy

International Speaking Engagements

World Trade Organization:

'WTO/WIPO Colloquium for teachers of IP', Geneva, 2010

World Intellectual Property Organization:

'WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Geneva, 2009
‘WIPO – League of Arab States Regional Training Program on Intellectual Property and Management of Innovation by Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises’ Cairo, 2009
Co-organized the 'WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Cardiff, 2008
'WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Geneva, 2007

'WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' The Hague, 2006

'WIPO – WASME Forum on Practical IP Issues for SME Support and Financial Institutions, including Technology/Business Incubators' Geneva, 2005

'WIPO Forum on Intellectual Property & SMEs for IP Offices of OECD & EU Enlargement Countries' Alicante, 2004

European Patent Office:
PATLIB: 'Investing in the Future' Liege, 2003

European Commission

‘Sub-Regional Conference on Intellectual Property and the Competitiveness of Small and Medium – sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the Agro-Foods Sector in Latin America’ Guadalajara & Veracruz, 2009

'Innovating through EU Regional Policy' Brussels, 2006
'PATINNOVA: Sixth European Congress on Patents – Patents in the digital era & Patents serving entrepreneurship' Cardiff, 2001

Other International Invitations

IP Australia (2005)

Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand (2005)

Enterprise Ireland (2004)

 

General Information

LLB (Bristol), M.Phil (Wales)

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Swansea
TEL: +44 (0) 1792 295472
FAX: +44 (0) 1792 295855
E-MAIL: A.J.Beale@swansea.ac.uk

Courses Taught

LLM: International Intellectual Property

LLM: Law of Intellectual Assets Management & Transactions

LLM: E-Commerce