PLI's Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017

Hosted By: Practising Law Institute

Fenwick & West is proud to be participating in PLI's Understanding the Intellectual Property License 2017 scheduled for December 6-7, 2017 at the PLI California Center in San Francisco. This introductory course will give you an overview of how to negotiate and draft effective license agreements, whether you are the licensor or licensee. Experts in licensing will discuss different kinds of licensing agreements, and the business and legal issues related to them.

What You Will Learn

  • Negotiating tips and effective drafting techniques
  • Fundamentals of a copyright license
  • Important differences between patent and other technology licenses
  • Key provisions and practical considerations in trademark licensing
  • Understanding software and open source licenses
  • Rights of publicity and entertainment licensing
  • Protection and enforcement of rights internationally
  • Addressing antitrust issues
  • Treatment of IP licenses under bankruptcy law
  • How licensing can generate new revenue
  • Hear from a litigator what happens when the agreement has to be enforced

Special Features

  • Instructive mock negotiation of a license agreement
  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit


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