Graham Bell

Managing Director at Cubicibuc Limited

Graham Bell is the founder and managing director of Cubicibuc Limited. Cubicibuc is an IP consulting firm dedicated to providing pragmatic commercial and technical advice to organisations engaged with IP-centric business challenges. Cubicibuc focuses on providing bespoke solutions to meet clients’ business needs, including strategic IP consulting, portfolio management and transaction and valuation support – particularly for technology-intensive companies looking to protect investments in R&D and new product development or to monetise existing intellectual assets.

Mr Bell is a technologist with more than 15 years’ experience in IP advisory and more than 25 years’ extensive experience advising clients in the development and exploitation of technology. As a product engineer, he has developed products in cellular from GSM to 3G and 4G systems; location-based systems including GNSS; and proprietary systems for the automotive, security and fast-moving consumer goods sectors.

Mr Bell specialises in issues relating to standards-based IP rights, and has published widely on the issues of SEPs, FRAND licensing and the future of intellectual property. He has been directly involved in a number of international litigations and arbitrations, and his analysis has been cited in complaints to the EU and US competition authorities.

Mr Bell is an industrial fellow with the Innovation and IP Management group within the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge. Mr Bell is involved in the development of IP strategy toolsets to enable businesses to build effective IP strategies. Having a proactive IP strategy tightly aligned with organisational goals is key to maximising the value created in IP-centric businesses and is a crucial element of an organisation’s ability to sustain innovation.

In addition to his IP strategy work, Mr Bell is involved in a number of ongoing projects concerning the interplay of IP and open innovation, engaging with SMEs and large multinationals.

Mr Bell holds an MEng and an MBA, and is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

IAM says

Abundant international experience, deep standards essential patents expertise and an excellent technical background in the communications and electronics field give Graham Bell the edge as a strategist for global innovators. Immaculate on the detail, he also sees the big picture.

Professional associations

  • MIET


  • IAM/IC
  • IP management consultancy
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Valuation

Firm details

Cubicibuc Limited
Cart House 2
Copley Hill Business Park
Babraham CB22 3GN
United Kingdom

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