About our Course
This course provides an overview of the key IP rights (e.g. patents, trade marks, copyright, design rights, utility models, trade secrets, know how) and associated agreements commercial lawyers experience in their day-to-day practice.
Learn which IP provisions are key to protecting your clients’ rights and how to exploit their intellectual property assets. There is a particular emphasis on patents and related agreements.
Who Should Attend?
Commercial lawyers, technology transfer & licensing professionals, business development managers, IP managers and trainee patent attorneys dealing with IP agreements.
Topics and group exercises include
Outline of Course
DAY 1 - 3 Hours
Overview of IP Rights (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, utility models)
How to Read a Patent and Interpret Claims
Ownership of IP Rights
Infringement and Enforcement of IP
Challenging patents in the UK, US and before the European Patent Office
DAY 2 - 3 Hours
Key Provisions in IP Agreements
Payments & Royalties
Disputes & Arbitration
Law & Jurisdiction
Agreements with IP Provisions
Material Transfer Agreements
Memorandum of Understanding
Research and Collaborative Agreements
Open Innovation Agreements
Negotiating Key IP Provisions
Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets