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'Good, knowledgeable speaker - practical and explained well'
Peter Ewart, BPE Solicitors LLP


This course looks at the treatment of intellectual property in commercial and academic R&D collaborations.

It will appeal to both intellectual property lawyers and also to commercial lawyers advising the parties to such a collaboration.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following topics:

  • The different types of IP found in R&D collaborations
  • How to conduct a preliminary review of that IP and how to find information about it on public registers
  • R&D contract structures, including the difference between academic and commercial collaborations, governance structures and risk issues
  • The treatment of IP in collaborations, including background and foreground IP, risk analysis and risk mitigation
  • R&D project structures, including work schedules, capital and resource requirements and project deliverables
  • EU FP7 agreements as an example of a complex academic/commercial multi-party collaboration, including a review of the IP statutory underpinnings and the treatment of IP under the DESCA model agreement

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Seminar | 29.09.2017

London | 9:30am - 12:45pm

Intellectual Property in R&D Collaborations

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9:30am - 12:45pm
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