Falconbury Ltd

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

4.6 eccellente 25 opinioni
Falconbury Ltd
A London (England)

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£ 1.299

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Luogo London (England)
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Licensing agreements are frequently used by commercial entities, public or quasi-public bodies for the development of new business prospects and cross-border expansion.

Technology transfer and licensing agreements are frequently used by commercial entities and public or quasi-public bodies for the development of new business prospects and for cross- border expansion. This two-day seminar will give practical advice on the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful deal.

The programme offers a comprehensive overview of all the key matters to be considered – by the licensor and the licensee – when dealing with international technology transfer and licensing agreements.

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In-house counsel
Trainee solicitors
Private practice lawyers
Commercial and contract managers
Business development managers
Licensing executives with little or no experience of drafting and negotiating international licensing agreements




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Enrico Carpanini,
Sul corso: The industry-leading expert has added the real value to the course. It does provide access to the secret draft of the professional world.
Corso realizzato: Maggio 2019
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Mark Brazington
Sul corso: Relevant information and the course was amazing so was the presenter.
Corso realizzato: Maggio 2019
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Joanne Kelly
Sul corso: Sheila was so knowledgeable. The content of the course was so good and she managed to deliver it so nicely.
Corso realizzato: Maggio 2019
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Verity Smith
Sul corso: The course was so good. It should be longer to cover all the things
Corso realizzato: Maggio 2019
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Roxanne Barry
Sul corso: Course was good and enjoyable and I learned a lot from this experience.
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

Contract Law
IT Law
Competition Law
International Trade Law
Decision Making
Negotiation Skills
Competition policy
Technology Transfer
International Contract Law
Reviewing Contracts
Contract Agreements
Contract Clauses
Agreement Clauses
Licensing Agreements
Anti-competitive Agreements
Concerted Practices
Contract Agreements
Competition Law


Day one

Competition law – introduction

  • Goals of competition policy
  • Role of the institutions and the Member States
  • Individual remedies
  • Standard of proof
  • Article 101 TFEU – anti-competitive agreements, decisions and concerted practices
  • Agreement, decision or concerted practice exists
  • Effect on trade between Member States
  • Object or effect of the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition
  • Impact of the de Minimis doctrine on the application of Article 101(1)
  • Article 101(3) TFEU – exemption

Competition law – technology related block exemptions

  • Vertical Restraints Block Exemptions (VRBER 2010)
  • Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation (2014)
  • Block exemption governing R&D

Ancillary agreements

  • Confidentiality agreement
  • Materials transfer agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Option agreements

Technology transfer agreements

  • Set-up
  • Strategic and legal concerns of the prospective licensor
  • Key concerns reviewed
    • Term
    • Assignment – IP
    • Liability, disclaimers and indemnities
  • Benefits and disadvantages of licensing technology
  • Legal safeguards during the pre-negotiation phase
Day two

International contract disputes

  • Jurisdiction
  • Jurisdiction rules under EU law
  • Jurisdiction agreements and their status
  • Choice of law rules
  • Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments

Dispute resolution mechanisms

  • Overview
  • Features of the key mechanisms
  • Advantages and disadvantages associated with the key mechanisms
  • Arbitration
  • Why arbitrate?
  • Disadvantages of arbitrating
  • Ad hoc arbitration vs institutional arbitration?
  • Drafting concerns in relation to arbitration agreements
    • Seat of arbitration
    • Evidential rules of the arbitration
    • Preliminary relief
    • Confidentiality

R&D agreements

  • Key concerns reviewed
    • Ownership and right to use
Practical Workshop

Review of a technology licence

  • Review of the template agreement with particular reference to the key clauses, strategic considerations and drafting techniques
  • Discuss issues relating to the negotiation and execution of a technology licence
Practical Workshop

Negotiation of a technology licence

Using a case scenario, participants will draft and negotiate a technology licence with particular reference to key commercial terms inter alia

  • Grant
  • Fees and royalties
  • Rights to improvements
  • Rights to new products and grant-back clauses
  • IP and confidentiality