Dr Louise Byass is responsible for overseeing development and protection of Fera’s intellectual assets, and managing the resulting intellectual property (IP) portfolio. She is closely involved with commercialisation of IP via licensing, new service development etc. As well as managing IP within Fera, Dr Byass has extensive experience of managing IP in collaborative grant-funded projects and work undertaken on behalf of commercial customers.
Dr Byass has worked in IP management and commercialisation for 15 years, prior to which she was a molecular biologist with a specific interest in low temperature tolerance in plants. Dr Byass has a DPhil from the University of York, which was followed by a Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Alberta in Canada. She also has a Certificate in Patent Administration.Read More