Intellectual Property Licensing for Life Sciences and Pharma

21 April 2021
1pm to 4.30pm

Cost of Webinar £199


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 related to licensing these rights which technology transfer and licensing professionals experience in their day-to-day practice.

Learn which IP provisions are key to protecting your clients’ interests and how to exploit their intellectual property assets. 

There is a particular emphasis on licensing patents.

Who Should Attend?

Technology transfer & licensing professionals, business development managers, commercial lawyers and IP managers dealing with licensing agreements in the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical fields.


Topics and group exercises include

Outline of Course

  • IP Rights in Life Sciences and Pharma (patents, trade marks, designs, trade secrets)

  • How to read a Patent and Interpret Claims – do you/they need a licence?

  • Ownership of IP 

  • Database Searching to check IP status

  • Infringement and Enforcement of Patents

  • Challenging Patents in the UK, US and before the EPO

  • Licensing Patents (in-Licensing/out-licensing/cross-licensing)

  • Competition Law

  • Key licensing provisions and considerations

       Granted patent or pending application exclusive, non-exclusive, sole, cross?

       Field, geographic, time restrictions?

       Payment, minimum sales, royalties?

       Arising IP, joint inventorship?

       Right to sub-license





  • Other Agreements with Licensing provisions

       Material Transfer Agreements

       Collaborative Research Agreements

       Development Agreements

       Open Innovation Agreements​

  • Assessing the Value of a Patent/Patent Portfolio

  • Identifying Infringers/Potential Licencees       

  • Common Pitfalls


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