28 May 2001 An introduction to intellectual property licensing for technology companies
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Intellectual property licensing is an important issue facing all technology companies. Before entering into license agreements a number of issues need to be addressed, including invention ownership, obtaining and identifying licensable subject matter, and developing a licensing strategy. There are a number of important provisions that are included in most intellectual property license agreements. These provisions include definitions, the license grant, consideration, audit rights confidentiality, warranties, indemnification, and limitation of liability. Special licensing considerations exist relative to each type of intellectual property, and when the other party is a foreign company or a university.
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Lawrence H. Meier, "An introduction to intellectual property licensing for technology companies", Proc. SPIE 10300, Intellectual Property Issues Facing High-Tech Industries: A Critical Review, 1030003 (28 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.426671; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.426671
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