Intellectual Property Licensing Strategies, 2016 Edition
Intellectual Property Licensing Strategies provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on drafting strong agreements that comply with shifting regulatory requirements. Featuring experienced partners from law firms across the nation, the book outlines key strategies for avoiding negotiation pitfalls between parties and balancing IP protection for both licensors and licensees in agreements. These top lawyers offer specific advice on understanding the changes in digital and performance rights in music agreements, helping clients exercise auditing rights, and warning clients of the consequences for failing to comply with a license. Covering a range of topics from exploring the Supreme Court decisions impacting IP licensing strategies to preventing ownership and enforcement rights disputes through clear agreements, these experts analyze the evolution of patentability and stress the importance of ensuring that contract language reflects the client's intent. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts on the keys to success within this ever-changing field.