Structuring Patent Licensing Agreements: Avoiding Litigation, Allocating Risk and Maximizing Patent Value
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare IP counsel to craft effective patent licenses by reviewing key clauses and licensing in joint development projects. The panel will outline best practices for structuring the agreement to avoid litigation, allocate risk and maximize patent value.
- Patent licensing agreements—key provisions
- Representations and warranties
- Risk allocation
- Limitations on liability
- Sublicensing rights
- Choice of venue
- Licenses in joint development projects
- Best practices for structuring licensing agreements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key contract terms to include in patent licensing agreements?
- What steps should be taken when structuring a licensing agreement in the context of a joint development project?
- What factors must be considered to structure a patent license to avoid or minimize litigation?
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
Peter J. Toren
Weisbrod Matteis & Copley
Mr. Toren has represented clients for over 20 years in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters... | Read More
Mr. Toren has represented clients for over 20 years in intellectual property and commercial litigation matters throughout the United States at both the trial and appellate levels. His practice has a strong focus on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret cases as well as other complex commercial disputes. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Toren regularly represents clients in negotiations concerning complex IP licensing and technology transfer agreements.Close