Intellectual Property for Commercial Lawyers

23 November 2022 (Day 1); 1-4pm

24 November 2022 (Day 2); 10am-1pm


Cost of Webinar
£149 for Day 1 or 2
£249 for Day 1 and 2

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

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 

      Grant clauses


      Payments & Royalties



      Disputes & Arbitration


      Law & Jurisdiction

  • Agreements with IP Provisions

Confidentiality Agreements

Material Transfer Agreements

Memorandum of Understanding

Research and Collaborative Agreements

Development Agreements

Open Innovation Agreements

Manufacturing Agreements

Supply Agreements



Settlement Agreements​

Negotiating Key IP Provisions

  • Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

  • Due Diligence 

  • Group Exercises