Licensing Agreements in 2012
Overview:Licensing Agreements in 2012 LIVE Webcast is a must attend webcast for attorneys and legal executives involved in licensing transactions. Learn the best practices for drafting patent, trademark, life sciences and technology licenses; understand the most critical issues revolving around licensing; and get tips that may lessen and eliminate possible pitfalls that may arise. The program will cover the topics above along with a Q&A panel in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.
- 1. Key Provisions of AIA
- 2. New Procedures for Challenging Patent Validity and Scope
- 3. Impact on License Provisions Resulting from AIA
- 4. Impact on Patent Valuation in Licensing Transactions
- 1. Overview of life sciences licences
- 2. Due diligence
- 3. Deal structure and terms
- 4. Management of the licence/collaboration
- 5. Termination issues.
Who Should Attend:- Attorneys - General Counsel - In house lawyers - Commercial and contract managers - Business development managers - Licensing executives
Patrick C. Keane is past Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Section, having been elected in May 2012 to the …
Sally is one of our leading intellectual property partners. She joined us in 2006 from Eversheds, where she was Head …
Elizabeth Featherman joined the firm’s Philadelphia office in 2011. Elizabeth practices with the Intellectual Property Group, counseling clients in the technology industry, including telecommunications, medical device manufacturers, computers hardware and software, and manufacturers of optics and laser systems.
Elizabeth has experience handling patent prosecution and litigating patent infringement, trademark infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets. She has also assisted in developing patent portfolios, negotiated and drafted various intellectual property agreements, conducted due diligence, and prepared non-infringement and invalidity opinions.
Elizabeth earned her law degree from Franklin Pierce Law center and was student editor of the Franklin Pierce Law Center Germeshausen Center for the Law of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Newsletter. She earned a certificate for completing the Chinese Intellectual Property Summer Institute program at Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing. Elizabeth received her master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Mechanical Engineering and was a Doctoral Candidate there as well. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Elizabeth is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is fluent in written Chinese and Cantonese, and proficient in Mandarin.
Elizabeth Featherman joined the firm’s Philadelphia office in 2011. Elizabeth practices with the Intellectual Property Group, counseling clients in the …
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