Intellectual Property for Commercial Lawyers

17 November 2021

9.30am to 1pm


Cost of Webinar £199

Writing a Sticky Note

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

  • Overview of IP Rights (patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, trade secrets, utility models, know how)

  • Ownership of IP 

  • Confidentiality Agreements

  • Material Transfer Agreements

  • Assigning IP 

  • Supply Agreements

  • Research and Collaboration Agreements

  • Licence Agreements

  • Open Innovation Agreements

  • Payments and Royalties

  • Competition Law

  • Warranties

  • Indemnities

  • Disputes/Arbitration

  • Termination

  • Challenging and Enforcing IP Rights

  • Due Diligence 

  • Common Pitfalls​

  • IP Exercises