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Drafting Patent License Agreements, 7th Edition

Published by Bloomberg BNA
By Brian G. Brunsvold, Dennis P. O'Reilley and D. Brian Kacedon
Publication Date: 2012
746 pages

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Whether you handle one patent license agreement a year or one hundred, you’ll save time, money, and aggravation with this valuable handbook.

The Seventh Edition tracks and discusses-clause by clause-all the critical components of a licensing agreement. It also illustrates the growing importance of intellectual property transactions to business and the resulting attention such transactions receive in legislative, regulatory, and judicial areas.

You’ll also get a current overview of all legal issues surrounding licensing and of every typical provision used in patent and know‑how licenses. Sample provisions are provided with references to applicable legal and practical consequences.

In this comprehensive 746-page desk reference you’ll receive:

  • Valuable insights into the legal and business aspects of patent contracts
  • Analysis of significant legal issues affecting your agreement
  • Discussion of agreements with international partners and their unique considerations
  • 200 sample clauses and forms, including sample license agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, employment agreements, and more — all on a companion CD-ROM for your convenience

About the Publisher

Technology Transfer Tactics is proud to partner with BNA Bloomberg Books to bring our customers access to this comprehensive and authoritative resource. The high-end content in Drafting Patent License Agreements, Seventh Edition is designed to meet the specialized needs of today’s busy IP law and licensing professionals.

About the Authors

Brian G. Brunsvold, a senior counsel with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, D.C., has more than 30 years of extensive hands-on licensing experience. He has litigated as lead counsel in patent infringement cases before federal district courts and the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). Mr. Brunsvold has also served as an expert witness and expert consultant on licensing issues.

Dennis “Pat” O’Reilley, also a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, has extensive experience in assisting clients with transactions involving transfer of intellectual property rights. He represents clients as licensors and licensees, and negotiates and drafts agreements ranging from simple licenses to complex collaboration agreements. He has written many articles on licensing and related issues, taught licensing law at George Mason University Law School, and is active in education and leadership positions in the Licensing Executives Society.

D. Brian Kacedonhas gained extensive experience with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, in patent and technology licensing as well as patent litigation. He assists clients in all aspects of licensing, including establishing licensing programs, developing licensing strategies, and negotiating and drafting license agreements. He has considerable experience in developing and implementing programs for licensing pooled patents directed to standards. He frequently lectures at legal and industry workshops and conferences on licensing issues and serves as Adjunct Professor at George Mason University Law School.

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