IP License Compliance Reviews and Audits: Assessing and Optimizing IP
How to Protect IP Rights, Double Royalty Income, or Pay No Royalties
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on conducting license compliance reviews and audits. The panel will examine the underreporting of royalties, compliance with other provisions of the license, language to include in a license, and lessons from recent court decisions. The panel will also discuss special considerations for patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright licenses and will address compliance issues after termination of license.
- Why review and audit?
- Statistics on underreporting of royalties
- Reasons for underreporting
- Solutions for maintaining compliance
- Provisions to include in IP licenses
- Recent court decisions
- Review and audit process
- Confirm compliance with other license provisions
- Additional considerations for patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret licenses
- Compliance after termination of license
The panel will review these and other highly relevant issues:
- How are licensors losing money and how are licensees paying more than required?
- What are the best practices for an effective IP license compliance review and audit program?
- What language should be included in each type of IP license to avoid compliance pitfalls?
John M. Augustyn
Leydig Voit & Mayer
Mr. Augustyn is currently active in all facets of patent litigation, client counseling, and prosecution, particularly... | Read More
Mr. Augustyn is currently active in all facets of patent litigation, client counseling, and prosecution, particularly in the mechanical arts. He also manages the patent prosecution for several international corporations. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of agreements relating to intellectual property, including patent licenses, technology licenses, joint venture agreements, and research and development agreements.Close
Laura M. Schaefer
Leydig Voit & Mayer
Ms. Schaefer is a trademark attorney with experience in trademark litigation and prosecution, as well as policing and... | Read More
Ms. Schaefer is a trademark attorney with experience in trademark litigation and prosecution, as well as policing and enforcement. She has served as counsel for national and international clients in federal court litigations, where she has managed all aspects of discovery, including deposing fact and expert witnesses, drafting and filing a number of dispositive motions, as well as pretrial preparation. Further, Ms. Schaefer has worked closely with experts, including those with expertise in trademark surveys, damages, and pharmaceuticals. She also has significant experience in complex inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), including through trial. Ms. Schaefer has significant experience with ICANN proceedings relating to domain name disputes and takedown procedures before various social media websites.Close