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Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2019

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This introductory course will give attendees a comprehensive review of the basic elements in designing licensing agreements for a variety of intellectual property formats. Our expert faculty will address legal strategies and everyday skills to apply when licensing patents, copyrights, the right of celebrity, trademarks, software or any combination of these types of IP, along with special circumstances that may arise, such as regulatory, international and antitrust issues.

What You Will Learn:

  • Negotiating tips and effective drafting techniques
  • Key provisions and practical considerations in copyright and trademark licensing
  • Key differences between patent and other technology licenses/li>
  • Understanding software and open source licenses
  • Rights of publicity and entertainment licensing
  • Protection and enforcement issues in cross-border IP licensing
  • Enforcing licenses – tips from an IP license litigator
  • Antitrust issues in IP licenses
  • Treatment of IP licenses under bankruptcy law
  • How licensing can generate new revenue

Fenwick partner Sally Abel will be presenting on a topic titled "Trademark Licensing" on December 5 at 4:00pm. This topic will cover:

  • Rationale for licensing
  • Fundamentals of a trademark license
  • Key provisions and practical considerations
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