Welcome!

News Feed Item

Research and Markets: Technology Licensing Masterclass Seminar, London - 01 Jul 2014 at The Rembrandt Hotel

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kxcs4g/technology) has announced the addition of the "Technology Licensing Masterclass (Seminar, London)" conference to their offering.

The Technology Licensing Masterclass will take place on 01 Jul 2014 at The Rembrandt Hotel, London

A detailed examination of the terms of patent, know-how and software licence agreements, including legal, drafting, technical, commercial, financial and practice issues

This advanced level seminar provides a detailed examination of the terms of patent, know-how and software licence agreements, including legal, drafting, technical, commercial, financial and practice issues.

Topics covered include:

- Getting the scope of the licence right

- General versus specific obligations

- Minimising risk

- Clear and favourable payment terms

- Preliminary agreements

- Boilerplate clauses

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

- Examine and discuss the detailed issues that arise when drafting and negotiating technology licence agreements

- Take time away from the pressure of live negotiations to handle the range of legal, technical, commercial, financial and practice issues that may come up

- Exchange experiences and ideas on best practice and negotiation with delegates from across Europe

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

- Technology Transfer Managers

- Commercial Executives/Managers

- Business Development Managers

- Lawyers

- Legal Advisors

- IP Professionals

ACCREDITATION

This course merits 6 hours under the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority self-accreditation scheme (ref. CJA/MAFO) and may also be relevant training under the IPReg CPD self-accreditation scheme.

DOCUMENTATION

Participants will receive a course material folder containing comprehensive documentation provided by the seminar leader, which will be a valuable source of reference for the future.

A Certificate of Attendance for Professional Development will be given to each participant who completes the seminar

Programme

09.30 - Introduction and overview of the day

09.45 - Grant of licence rights

- Scope of licence: permitted acts, exclusivity, sub-licensing, improvements, licences-back

- Getting the definitions right: intellectual property, products, fields, territories, etc

10.30 - Performance obligations - Development and commercialisation plans, reporting, committees

- General versus specific obligations (including best endeavours)

- Proving non-performance; consequences of non-performance

11.00 - Coffee

11.15 - Risk allocation

- Warranties and disclaimers; due diligence

- Liability and indemnities; insurance

12.00 - Practical exercises

12.30 - Discussion of answers to exercises

12.45 - Lunch

13.45 - Payments

- Fees, milestone payments, royalties, net sales, net revenues, profit-sharing, etc

- Drafting ambiguities in payment terms

- Accounting, auditing, statements, payment terms

- Tax issues

15.15 - Tea

15.30 - Case study

- Reviewing a bad licence agreement

16.15 - Boilerplate clauses

- Termination and its consequences

- Dispute resolution: mediation, arbitration, litigation, choice of law

- Assignment and change of control; non-compete obligations

17.00 - Close of seminar

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kxcs4g/technology

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists discussed...
Elon Musk is among the notable industry figures who worries about the power of AI to destroy rather than help society. Mark Zuckerberg, on the other hand, embraces all that is going on. AI is most powerful when deployed across the vast networks being built for Internets of Things in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail, healthcare, government and other sectors. Is AI transforming IoT for the good or the bad? Do we need to worry about its potential destructive power? Or will we...
Cloud-based disaster recovery is critical to any production environment and is a high priority for many enterprise organizations today. Nearly 40% of organizations have had to execute their BCDR plan due to a service disruption in the past two years. Zerto on IBM Cloud offer VMware and Microsoft customers simple, automated recovery of on-premise VMware and Microsoft workloads to IBM Cloud data centers.
Many organizations adopt DevOps to reduce cycle times and deliver software faster; some take on DevOps to drive higher quality and better end-user experience; others look to DevOps for a clearer line-of-sight to customers to drive better business impacts. In truth, these three foundations go together. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit 21st Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Co-Chair Andi Mann, industry experts will discuss how leading organizations build application success from all...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SIGMA Corporation will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. uLaser flow inspection device from the Japanese top share to Global Standard! Then, make the best use of data to flip to next page. For more information, visit http://www.sigma-k.co.jp/en/.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Daiya Industry will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Daiya Industry specializes in orthotic support systems and assistive devices with pneumatic artificial muscles in order to contribute to an extended healthy life expectancy. For more information, please visit https://www.daiyak...
The last two years has seen discussions about cloud computing evolve from the public / private / hybrid split to the reality that most enterprises will be creating a complex, multi-cloud strategy. Companies are wary of committing all of their resources to a single cloud, and instead are choosing to spread the risk – and the benefits – of cloud computing across multiple providers and internal infrastructures, as they follow their business needs. Will this approach be successful? How large is the ...
Your clients expect transactions to never fail, cloud access to be fast and always on, and their data to be protected - no exceptions. Hear about how Secure Service Container (SSC), an IBM-exclusive open technology, enables secure building and hosting of next-generation applications, both cloud and on-premises. SSC protects the full stack from external and insider threats, allows automatic encryption of data in-flight and at-rest, and is tamper-resistant during installation and runtime – with no...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend 21st Cloud Expo October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, and June 12-14, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that B2Cloud will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. B2Cloud specializes in IoT devices for preventive and predictive maintenance in any kind of equipment retrieving data like Energy consumption, working time, temperature, humidity, pressure, etc.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interface Corporation will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Interface Corporation is a company developing, manufacturing and marketing high quality and wide variety of industrial computers and interface modules such as PCIs and PCI express. For more information, visit http://www.i...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks, that helps your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As a premier telecommunications provider, Massive Networks is headquartered out of Louisville, Colorado. With years of experience under their belt, their team of...
SYS-CON Events announced today that NetApp has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. NetApp provides a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with their partners, NetApp em...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mobile Create USA will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Mobile Create USA Inc. is an MVNO-based business model that uses portable communication devices and cellular-based infrastructure in the development, sales, operation and mobile communications systems incorporating GPS capabi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Nihon Micron will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Nihon Micron Co., Ltd. strives for technological innovation to establish high-density, high-precision processing technology for providing printed circuit board and metal mount RFID tags used for communication devices. For more inf...