Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2008

October 27 - 28, 2008
PLI New York Center-New York, NY

This course will provide an overview of how to negotiate and draft effective license agreements, whether you are the licensor or licensee. Experts in licensing will discuss different kinds of licensing agreements, and the business and legal issues related to them. The following topics will be addressed:

  • Drafting techniques and suggestions for specific clauses
  • Key provisions and practical considerations in trademark and copyright licenses
  • Open source licenses and the impact of GPLv3
  • Special issues for User-Generated content and the Internet
  • Strategies for exploiting technological property rights
  • Coordinating patent licenses with software and database licenses
  • Enforcement and protection of rights in the international arena
  • Avoiding antitrust problems
  • Rights and remedies in the event of bankruptcy
  • What happens when the agreement has to be enforced
  • The "real world" relevance of license provisions
  • Ethical issues in licensing

David M. Hudanish

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CLE Credit pending

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