Intellectual Property Licensing and Due Diligence


Paper prepared to provide high-level checklist approach to identifying issues in drafting of intellectual property license agreements.

The number and variety of business transactions which include or incorporate reliance upon different intellectual property rights proliferates all the time. Either as stand-alone agreements, or as components of larger transaction documents or structures, intellectual property licensing and the due diligence associated therewith can pose a bit of a minefield - this paper is intended to provide a brief overview of some of the key issues in the drafting of intellectual property license agreements or license provisions, determination of their appropriate scope and structure, to minimize ambiguity and dispute.

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