IP & Contracts Officer
Julia joined the AgorIP Team at Swansea University as IP and Contracts Officer in 2021, and previously worked within research contracts teams at Swansea and Cardiff University. Before venturing into law, Julia studied Art History gaining a bachelor’s degree with honours from Aberystwyth University. She then earned a Graduate Diploma in Law, followed up by the Legal Practice Course and two Masters of Laws, one in Advanced Drafting and the second one in Intellectual Property and Innovation.
She leads the management of the AgorIP IP Portfolio, and is responsible for the negotiation and drafting of complex legal agreements, and for providing contractual support in relation to all aspects of intellectual property protection and commercialisation required on behalf of the AgorIP Technology Transfer Team. She also advises on ownership of and access to intellectual property in order to develop appropriate exploitation strategies.