Credit: Prof Frank Tietze

Frank Tietze is Professor of Innovation Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Research at his Innovation and IP Management (IIPM) laboratory focuses on the role of Intellectual Property (IP) in collaborative innovation processes and systems for emerging and sustainable technologies. However, as he is not an IP lawyer, this Q&A should not be regarded as legal advice.

This interview was conducted by Nature Communications editor Dr. Silvia Milana.