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Licensing Agreements in 2012
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Licensing Agreements in 2012 LIVE Webcast is a must attend webcast for attorneys and legal executives involved in licensing transactions. Learn the best practices for drafting patent, trademark, life sciences and technology licenses; understand the most critical issues revolving around licensing; and get tips that may lessen and eliminate possible pitfalls that may arise. The program will cover the topics above along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124317
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Licensing Agreements in 2012 LIVE Webcast :

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Patrick C. Keane, Executive Shareholder,
Executive Shareholder

AIA Impact of Patent Licensing
  • 1. Key Provisions of AIA
  • 2. New Procedures for Challenging Patent Validity and Scope
  • 3. Impact on License Provisions Resulting from AIA
  • 4. Impact on Patent Valuation in Licensing Transactions

Sally Shorthose , Partner,
Bird & Bird LLP

"Licensing Issues in the Life Sciences Industry"
  • 1. Overview of life sciences licences
  • 2. Due diligence
  • 3. Deal structure and terms
  • 4. Management of the licence/collaboration
  • 5. Termination issues.

Elizabeth Lai Featherman, Attorney,
Cozen O’Connor

Tech Licensing Talking Points
  • 1. Patent Licensing
  • 2. Copyright Licensing
    • a. music
    • b. social media contents
  • 3. Software/Open-Source Licensing
  • 4. Trademark licensing
    • a. objectives
    • b. anatomy of a trademark license
    • c. important provisions –
      • i. quality control
      • ii. royalty
      • iii. exclusivity
      • iv. indemnifications, reps and warranties
    • d. other considerations in trademark licensing
      • i. product expansion
      • ii. scope of license
    • e. best practice tips

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Patrick C. Keane
Executive Shareholder
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Bird & Bird LLP
Sally Shorthose
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Cozen O’Connor
Elizabeth Lai Featherman
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Who Should Attend?

- Attorneys
- General Counsel
- In house lawyers
- Commercial and contract managers
- Business development managers
- Licensing executives

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for anyone interested in understanding the issues and learning the best practices on licensing agreements.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

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The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.





















Licensing Agreements in 2012
LIVE Webcast
Event Sponsors / Speaker Firms:

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is one of the oldest and largest law firms with a significant Intellectual Property practice in the United States. In 2005, the Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis LLP intellectual property boutique merged into Buchanan's Intellectual Property Section. Burns, Doane was established in 1936 and still assists some of its original clients. Buchanan's combined and growing Intellectual Property Section now draws upon seventy-five years of experience to provide excellent service and dedication to its clients.

More than 60 highly qualified attorneys and patent agents offer a full range of services in all aspects of patent, trademark, and copyright law and litigation. Over 75 percent of our IP professionals are registered patent practitioners, and over 25 percent served in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as examiners. Many have advanced technical degrees.

Buchanan's Intellectual Property Section attorneys are adept in all areas of patent prosecution – from preparing and filing patent applications to handling complex appeals at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Buchanan is one of few firms in the U.S. with practice groups dedicated to patent interferences, reexaminations and reissues.

The Intellectual Property Section currently has over 8,800 patent applications in active prosecution. The Group filed 2,422 U.S. patent applications in 2011; 2,234 U.S. patent applications in 2010; and over 15,000 U.S. patent applications in the last five years. The Group’s effort resulted in 1,342 U.S. patents issuing in 2011; 1,338 U.S. patents issuing in 2010; and 7,278 U.S. patents issuing over the last five years. The Group’s foreign application practice currently includes over 1,700 active files. In 2011, our trademark attorneys filed 70 oppositions and cancellations worldwide.

With more than 900 lawyers and legal practitioners in 23 offices worldwide, Bird & Bird specialize in combining leading expertise across a full range of legal services, including advice on commercial, corporate, EU and competition, intellectual property, dispute resolution, employment, finance and real estate matters.

Established in 1970 and ranked among the 100 largest law firms in the United States, Cozen O’Connor has 575 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and ambitious middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor serves its clients’ needs through 21 offices across two continents.

Clients turn to us when they want to succeed in complex, high-stakes business matters and transactions. We represent an impressive roster of clients in a variety of areas that include, but are not limited to corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities, emerging business and venture capital, intellectual property, real estate, employee benefits and executive compensation, energy, environmental and utilities, health law, public and project finance, private client services, and tax.

Cozen O’Connor is a recognized leader in litigation. Our trial attorneys handle cases in every jurisdiction in the United States and numerous venues globally on behalf of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to privately held businesses. We handle complex litigation matters in a variety of practice areas, including commercial disputes, labor & employment, antitrust, intellectual property, products liability, subrogation and recovery, insurance, criminal defense and government investigations, and securities.


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