Academic Associate

Georg von Graevenitz is Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary College, University of London. He is an Economics Fellow at the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe) and an associate member of the Center for Competiton Policy at University of East Anglia as well as at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre. He recieved a B.A. in P.P.E. from Oxford University in 1995, an M.Sc. in economics from University College London in 1996 and a Ph.D. in economics from University College London in 2002.

Georg has published articles on the economics of intellectual property rights and on entrepreneurship in journals such as Management Science, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and Oxford Economic Papers. His current research includes analysis of the European patent system, the European trade mark system, copyright and patent litigation, the use of internet search data for the valuation of intangible (knowledge) assets, the analysis of time use data and measuring the returns to R&D and innovation at the firm level.

Professor von Graevenitz has worked with Market Analysis as an economic consultant on the Airtours merger case, market definition in television sports rights for the European Commission, and the Freeserve/Wanadoo margin squeeze complaint against British Telecom in the broadband market. His advisory experience includes advising competition and regulatory authorities and international organizations (including European Commission, WIPO, EPO, IPO UK), and spans a range of industries including social networking, the semiconductor and telecommunications industries, the pharmaceuticals industry, sports rights, trade fairs and the package tour industry with advice covering mergers, market investigations and the effects of patent and trade mark protection in Europe.