Certificate(s): High Tech Law
The process of technology licensing. Includes topics such as motivations for licensing, types of agreements used in licensing transactions, provisions commonly used in licensing contracts, and special considerations of international licensing. Actual negotiation sessions with scenarios provided and exercises in drafting specific provisions used in technology licensing contracts. Approved IP LL.M. course.
Class Notes:Professional Skills Course
Limited enrollment. Reading assignment for first class posted online. The top five students on the wait list should attend the first day. Professor is willing to have a student tape a class with the permission of the professor for personal use only. The class focus is on 1) understanding high tech licenses/agreements used by high-tech companies and law-firms and 2) agreement drafting theory and practice. While not a prerequisite, IP Survey (388) would be helpful.