IP & Legal

 Contact Role DescriptionPhoto

Matthew Just
Intellectual Property and Legal Manager
matthew.just@york.ac.uk
ext. 8674

  • Review of research contracts
  • Patent Portfolio management
  • Spin-outs and IP Licensing
  • Non-research commercial contracts

Matthew deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Chemistry (including Green Chemistry, CHyM, YSBL), Electronic Engineering, Physics (including Nanocentre) and the subsidiary Amaethon

Other Responsibilities:

  • ERDF
  • Patent Portfolio 
  • Spin-outs
  • IP Licensing 
  • Directorships (Simomics, Skillsforge, Amaethon)
  • Non-research contracts
 Matthew Just

Michael Barber
Contracts and Sponsorship Manager
Michael.barber@york.ac.uk
ext. 8693

  • Review of research contracts
  • Clinical Trial Sponsorship
  • Advice on clinical trials and studies

Michael deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Biology (including CNAP, Technology Facility), Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School (HYMS), Psychology (including YNiC) and with subsidiaries York Health Economics Consortium (YHEC) and NYCH (PC-MIS)

Other Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Trial Sponsorship
  • Advice on clinical trials and studies
  • Support for Human Tissue Act Registration and Tissue Bank
Michael Barber

Eoghan Gannon
Contracts Officer
eoghan.gannon@york.ac.uk
ext. 8699

  • Review of research contracts

Eoghan deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Archaeology, Computer Science, English and Related Literature, Environment (including Stockholm Environment Institute), Language and Linguistic Science, History, History of Art, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television (TFTV) and the subsidiary Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC)

Other Responsibilities:

  • KTPs 
  • Innovation Vouchers
 Eoghan Gannon

Jenny Searle
Contracts officer
jenny.searle@york.ac.uk
ext. 8681

  • Review of research contracts

Jenny deals with research contracts from the following departments:

Centre for Health Economics (CHE), Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), Economics, Education, Law, Management, Politics (including CAHR), Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work (including the Social Policy Research Unit)