Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

4-5 June 2019
5-6 November 2019
The Rembrandt Hotel, London

Next Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements will be held in London, United Kingdom on 4-5 June 2019.

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements is a course dedicated to key matters to be considered when dealing with international technology transfer and licensing agreements by the the licensee and licensor.

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements covers topics such as:

  • Competition law - technology related block exemptions
    • Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation (2014)
    • Vertical Restraints Block Exemptions (VRBER 2010)
    • Block exemption governing R&D
  • Competition law - introduction
    • Role of the institutions and the Member States
    • Goals of competition policy
    • Standard of proof
    • Individual remedies
    • Agreement, decision or concerted practice exists
    • Article 101 TFEU - anti-competitive agreements, decisions and concerted practices
    • Object or effect of the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition
    • Effect on trade between Member States
    • Article 101(3) TFEU - exemption
    • Impact of the de Minimis doctrine on the application of Article 101(1)
  • Technology transfer agreements
    • Strategic and legal concerns of the prospective licensor
    • Set-up
    • Benefits and disadvantages of licensing technology
    • Key concerns reviewed
    • Legal safeguards during the pre-negotiation phase
  • Ancillary agreements
    • Materials transfer agreement
    • Confidentiality agreement
    • Option agreements
    • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Dispute resolution mechanisms
    • Features of the key mechanisms
    • Overview
    • Arbitration
    • Advantages and disadvantages associated with the key mechanisms
    • Disadvantages of arbitrating
    • Why arbitrate?
    • Drafting concerns in relation to arbitration agreements
    • Ad hoc arbitration vs institutional arbitration?
  • International contract disputes
    • Jurisdiction rules under EU law
    • Jurisdiction
    • Choice of law rules
    • Jurisdiction agreements and their status
    • Recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments
  • R&D agreements - Key concerns reviewed

Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements brings together:

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

Venue

The Rembrandt Hotel
11 Thurloe Place,
London,
United Kingdom
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Future Events

  Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements 2020  2020, London, United Kingdom (83720)
  Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements 2019  5-6 Nov 2019, London, United Kingdom (83719)
  Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements 2019  4-5 Jun 2019, London, United Kingdom (83718)

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