Technology Licensing: Pitfalls for Non-IP Counsel

There are many things to keep in mind when drafting or negotiating any license agreement, but there are some pitfalls particular to license agreements concerning patents, trade secrets or know-how. Fish principals will cover the most common of these pitfalls in a fun, interactive, pub quiz format. At the very least,participants will leave with a better understanding of the circumstances that can trigger additional risks in technology-based licensing deals. Fish's pub quiz will also provide practical strategies for reducing such risks, using example scenarios. The content will be applicable to all technical areas, from software to biotechnology, and to deals ranging from licenses in settlement of litigation to dealing with University tech transfer offices.