2021-12-15 2022-11-17 , online online, 1.580,- € plus tax D. Brian Kacedon https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/22111131-online-course-us-eu-licensing-a-hands-on-course-on-the-law-and-best-practices/referenten/22/22_11/22111131-course-us-and-eu-licensing,-law-and-best-practices_kacedon-d-brian.jpg Online Course: US & EU Licensing: A Hands-On Course on The Law And Best Practices

This online course provides drafting and negotiating advice for EU practitioners, with precise references to existing US law.

The contents of your online course
  • European vs. US License Agreements: Principal Differences
  • Drafting Patent License Agreements
  • Issues in International Licenses: Language, Choice of Law, Negotiating Agreements
  • Unpatented Technology Agreements: CDA, Royalty Base etc.
  • Patent Exhaustion, Parallel Imports
  • Antitrust Issues; Licensee Estoppel
The objectives of your online course
This course highlights principal differences between the European law system and the US 'common' law systems and explains main 'tricks' and 'traps' to be taken into account by European practitioners when drafting license contracts. The course will focus on drafting and negotiating advice for EU practitioners, with precise references to existing US law.
The online course lays the groundwork for a clause by clause examination of all significant elements of a patent licensing agreement. Focus is on how and why each provision serves the business needs of the parties while remaining legally viable.
Who should attend

Do you work as a corporate IP/patent/legal counsel or professional or as a patent attorney/attorney-at-law in private practice and deal with licensing issues?
Then this online course is designed for you. Knowledge of IP law is required.

Course - US and EU Licensing,  Law and Best Practices

US & EU Licensing: A Hands-On Course on The
Law And Best Practices

Benefits
  • Live and interactive!
  • The essentials in only two days!
  • High-level knowledge transfer
  • Standard reference worth €250

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Everything at a glance

Appointment

15. - 17.11.2022

15. - 17.11.2022

Period

Each day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET...

Each day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET

Venue

online

online

Fee
Your contact person

Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
Lawyer, Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-675
jc.alexandreho@forum-institut.de

Details

This online course provides drafting and negotiating advice for EU practitioners, with precise references to existing US law.

The contents of your online course
  • European vs. US License Agreements: Principal Differences
  • Drafting Patent License Agreements
  • Issues in International Licenses: Language, Choice of Law, Negotiating Agreements
  • Unpatented Technology Agreements: CDA, Royalty Base etc.
  • Patent Exhaustion, Parallel Imports
  • Antitrust Issues; Licensee Estoppel
The objectives of your online course

This course highlights principal differences between the European law system and the US 'common' law systems and explains main 'tricks' and 'traps' to be taken into account by European practitioners when drafting license contracts. The course will focus on drafting and negotiating advice for EU practitioners, with precise references to existing US law.
The online course lays the groundwork for a clause by clause examination of all significant elements of a patent licensing agreement. Focus is on how and why each provision serves the business needs of the parties while remaining legally viable.

Who should attend

Do you work as a corporate IP/patent/legal counsel or professional or as a patent attorney/attorney-at-law in private practice and deal with licensing issues?
Then this online course is designed for you. Knowledge of IP law is required.

Detailed programme

Each day from 13:00 to 18:00 CET

License Agreements under the European ('Codified') and US ('Common') Law Systems
  • Contract principles: EU vs. US law
  • The '10W' of contract drafting:' A chain is as strong as its weakest links'

Transfer of Rights to Patents, Patent Applications and Inventions
  • Assignment v. exclusive license, agreement to assign v. assignment
  • Effects of joint ownership

Types of Licenses
  • Exclusive/Nonexclusive/Sole, Covenant Not to Sue; Express/Compulsory
  • Sublicenses/Cross Licenses/Shopright/Field of Use; Software Licenses

Elements of the Agreement, i.a.
  • Preamble, Recitals, Definitions
  • The Grant Clause; Improvements
  • Determining Reasonable Royalties, Royalty Terms
  • Consideration, Payment, International Payment Issues
  • Product Liability Indemnification
  • Representations and Warranties
  • Assignment of the Agreement
  • Most Favored Licensee; Best Efforts
  • Infringement by a Third Party & Indemnity
  • Term and Termination

Unpatented Technology Agreements
  • Confidential Disclosure Agreements
  • Definition of Technology
  • Royalty Base Considerations
  • Disclaimers and Reservations
  • Restrictions of Licensee's Freedom
  • Joint Research Agreements

Patent Exhaustion
  • Parallel Imports in the European Union
  • U.S. Patent Exhaustion

US Antitrust Issues in Licensing & Licensee Estoppel
  • Statute; Per se/Rule of Reason
  • Relevant Market; Restrictions
  • Patent Misuse; Challenging Validity

European Antitrust Issues in Licensing
  • Overview of European competition law
  • The Technology Transfer Block Exemption
  • The R&D Block Exemption

FORUM!Live

Our concept for online courses
FORUM!Live is so much more than just online seminars. We have combined the latest technology with the best teaching methods and top service to provide effective training in intellectual property. The content, delivery, duration, scheduling and teaching method are tailored to each seminar. FORUM!Live enables you discuss issues with other participants, just like in a regular attendance-based seminar, supported by an array of technical and learning aids.

Your benefits

  • Listen to the speaker while viewing the presentation slides.
  • See all speakers and other participants with a webcam.
  • Ask questions using audio, video or the chat function.
  • Exchange ideas with other participants while seated at a virtual coffee or lunch table.
  • Access and work on the seminar documents live, and download them to your device.
  • Discuss specific questions with speakers in one-to-one sessions.
  • Access technical support directly.
  • Receive certification bearing the relevant seminar information.
  • Learn in a pre-meeting how to best set up your online working place
  • With our customer portal, you receive access to the FORUM Institut's learning space with all important information

Further information on FORUM!Live can be found here.





Pre-Meeting

In a pre-meeting (approx. 60 min.) we can show you how everything works and give you tips on the various settings. You will find further information on the pre-meeting in the customer portal after your registration.

Tips & Hints

FORUM!Live agenda

At FORUM!Live, we have adapted the agenda specifically to the medium and the respective seminar. This seminar has the following schedule:
Please activate the video transmission via the link from 15:15 CET on
Each day:
Start: 13:00 CET
End: 18:00 CET
Breaks:
- 14:45 CET to 15:00 CET
- 16:15 CET to 16:30 CET

Our add-on for you

Each attendee will receive a copy of Brian's standard reference 'Drafting Patent License Agreements' with sample clauses, worth € 250 retail price , when registration is made by 5 November 2022.

CPD: 10.5 hours

Attendees of this event will get 10.5 CPD hours certified.

This distinguishes our events

'High quality, high content density, great presenters, high value for my professional day-to-day life' Dr. Stephan Gürtler, Senior Patent Counsel, Merck KGaA (Germany)

'excellent material, good practice.' Göran Calås, Patent Counsel, Husqvarna AB (Sweden)

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Testimonials

What attendees in April 2018 have told us about the course:
Very valuable, high quality expert knowledge. All sections were very useful, it?s an excellent course.

IP Counsel


Excellent material.

Patent counsel


Very interesting. Teachers are very experienced.

Inhouse Counsel


High quality, great presenters. Good atmosphere, high value for my professional day-to-day-life.

Senior Patent Counsel


The course really met my requirement.

Konrad Hauber, IP Manager

Hochland SE


Great and interactive course with a lot of practical examples. Compared US & EU perspective was really helpful.

Aude Gaslonde, Patent Attorney

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