OxFirst Academy

'Intellectual Property Wealth Generation' - Executive Education

Fully CPD accredited training - online - on campus - in your office

Acquire IP Business Acumen

Empower you Invention

Broaden your Horizon

Put your IP Goals into Practice


An engaging, thoughtful, and creative course in the realm of intellectual property and innovation.

Neil Rudisill

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

An incisive, stimulating, and analytically rigorous course! The course combined core texts with challenging material that forced me to intelligently criticize existing discussions on IP and re-think my own perspectives.

Timothy de Swardt

Barrister, Kobre & Kim LLP

Course Modules 

Fundamentals of IP based Wealth Generation

Value Based IP Management

IP Sales, Licencing & IP Finance

Adopting an IP Assets Perspective

Searching for IP Monetization Opportunities

Overcoming the Pitfalls of IP Valuation

Extracting Value from IP

Developing Tools to Grasp the Value of IP

IP Audit

IP as a Merchandise

Course Moderators 

Professor Graham Richards
Teaching Experience: University of Oxford
IP Wealth Generation Experience: Patents covering his invention formed the baseline of a Firm now publicly traded on the UK stock exchange FTSE. Also one of the founding fathers of the Tech Transfer Office of the University of Oxford. In addition he launched IP Group an investment firm specialized in providing funding available for IP stemming from Universities.

Patrick Terroir
Teaching Experience: Sciences Po Paris
IP Wealth Generation Experience: Intensely involved in the French IP fund ‘France Brevets’, which helps French SMEs in licensing their technology.

Dr Roya Ghafele
Teaching Experience: University of Oxford & University of Edinburgh
IP Wealth Generation Experience: Through OxFirst she helped SMEs unleash revenue gains on the basis of their patents in excess of 30 Mio Euro. Involved in commercializing intellectual property, OxFirst has assisted firms with valuing, selling and licensing their IP.

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