Protecting IP Rights in Joint Development Agreements and Strategic Alliances
Structuring JDAs to Apportion Contributed, Joint, and Derivative IP; Planning for Involuntary Early Endings; Avoiding Unintended Consequences
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on negotiating and structuring joint development agreements (JDAs) to allocate IP ownership. The panel will discuss the key provisions of the JDA to protect IP rights and avoid unintended consequences.
- Preliminary considerations
- Key provisions
- IP ownership
- Contributed IP
- Joint IP
- Derivative IP
- Best practices for negotiating and structuring JDAs
The panel will review these and other challenging issues:
- What considerations should counsel keep in mind when negotiating the JDA?
- What issues must be addressed by the JDA regarding IP ownership?
- What obligations will the parties have in protecting the other party's preexisting IP once the JDA is expired or terminated?
Sharon Tasman Prysant
Health & Technology Law Firm
Ms. Prysant represents clients, from startups to multinational companies, in the areas of: technology and intellectual... | Read More
Ms. Prysant represents clients, from startups to multinational companies, in the areas of: technology and intellectual property development, acquisition, protection, and commercialization (including computer information systems, telecommunications, and engineering); consulting and other business services agreements; and life sciences counseling and transactions (including clinical studies, sponsored research and technology transfer for biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies). She has negotiated complex contracts and manage large-scale transactions from inception through completion, including transactions exceeding $200,000,000.Close
Aaron K. Tantleff
Foley & Lardner
Mr. Tantleff focuses on providing legal and strategic guidance regarding information technology, outsourcing,... | Read More
Mr. Tantleff focuses on providing legal and strategic guidance regarding information technology, outsourcing, licensing, consulting, professional services, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply, and distribution agreements, as well as product acquisitions, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investments where technology and intellectual property are of significant importance. Mr. Tantleff is a frequent speaker on technology, security, privacy and outsourcing matters and is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Politico, Fortune, and other top-tier publications on topics such as cyberattacks, privacy law developments, and data protection, including regarding the General Data Protection Regulation and Asia Pacific Cross Border Privacy Rules. Mr. Tantleff has been retained for data protection, cybersecurity, monetization of big data/IoT programs, and data breach response, remediation and simulations by companies across all industries and sizes, domestically and abroad.Close