2021-12-14 2022-06-15 NH Heidelberg +49 6221 1327-0 +49 6221 1327-100 NH Heidelberg Bergheimer Str. 91, 69115 Heidelberg Heidelberg, 69115 1.580,- € zzgl. MwSt. D. Brian Kacedon https://www.forum-institut.de/seminar/22061131-us-eu-licensing-a-hands-on-course-on-the-law-and-best-practices/referenten/22/22_06/22061131-course-us-and-eu-licensing,-law-and-best-practices_kacedon-d-brian.jpg US & EU Licensing: A Hands-On Course on The Law And Best Practices

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

Topics
  • 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
Aims and objectives
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
  • The essentials in only two days!
  • High-level knowledge transfer
  • Standard reference worth €250 (early bird)
  • Behind-the-scenes castle tour and joint dinner in a traditional restaurant

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Termin

14. - 15.06.2022

14. - 15.06.2022

Zeitraum

1st day: 10:00 - 18:00 CET I 2nd day...

1st day: 10:00 - 18:00 CET I 2nd day: 9:00 - 17:00 CET
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Heidelberg

Heidelberg

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

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

Details

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

Topics
  • 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
Aims and objectives

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

1st day: 10:00 - 18:00 CET I 2nd day: 9:00 - 17:00 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

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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 4 June/5 November 2022.

Networking

On the first evening of the in-person course FORUM · Institut für Management GmbH is pleased to invite the participants to a behind-the-scenes tour in the beautiful castle of Heidelberg, followed by a joint dinner in a traditional and cosy Heidelberg restaurant.

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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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.

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Excellent material.

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Very interesting. Teachers are very experienced.

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