2-Day Program

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Please note that only the following segments will be available via live webcast: Breakout Session 1a (Analysis of a Content License Agreement) and Breakout Session 2a (Rights of Publicity Licensing).

Why You Should Attend

Intellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex with the legal, regulatory and technical landscape constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether you are using licensing to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, develop technology, or generate returns from existing assets, managing licensing transactions requires a broad and deep toolkit.

Additionally, whether licensing patents, copyrights, trade secrets or trademarks, the ability to structure, draft and negotiate complex license agreements is critical to a successful transaction.

This comprehensive program will feature updates on current legal developments, present case studies highlighting best practices, discuss tactics for negotiating frequently contested issues, and provide guidance on identifying and avoiding common pitfalls.


What You Will Learn

  • Negotiating strategic alliances and other joint development agreements
  • Advanced considerations in copyright, content, and trademark licensing
  • Analyze digital distribution and media on licensing issues
  • Software licensing
  • Walkthrough of the key provisions of a license agreement
  • Drafting to account for litigation risks 
  • Recent developments in legal enforceability of open source licenses
  • Special contract issues raised by cloud computing
  • Licensing of Big Data
  • Life sciences licensing
  • Addressing international licensing issues
  • Mastering effective negotiation strategies


Who Should Attend

This advanced program is focused on those who already have experience in the substantive area of intellectual property law, and who devote a substantial amount of their practice to licensing.


Special Features

  • Breakout sessions to meet your practice needs
  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit


Program Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Prerequisites: A background in the preparation of public reporting and disclosure documents, particularly with respect to drafting and reviewing MD&A.

Intended Audience: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, board members, corporate officers, and other allied professionals responsible for the preparation of public reporting and disclosure documents, particularly with respect to drafting and reviewing MD&A.

Advanced Preparation: None

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