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Preserving your company’s interests in joint-development and collaborative agreements
Conferences & Talks

2nd Advanced Legal Forum on Technology Licensing Agreements

23 March 2010 - 24 March 2010
Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 

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Joint Development & Collaboration Technology

  • Structuring a “flexible” agreement that can be adjusted based on the evolving needs of the parties and the technology that is being developed
  • Ensuring provisions are included to address ownership of the jointly-created technology: assignment vs. license; field of use limitations; exclusivity; grant-back rights; “background” IP rights
  • Delegating responsibility for indemnification, representations and warranties among the parties

Discussing what companies seek from universities

  • Delineating what constitutes an alliance vs. a partnership when licensing technology with a university
  • Understanding typical business models for establishing relationships with universities
  • Negotiating key terms in the license agreement – retained rights, diligence, patent challenge language, sublicensing