Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.
22 Sep 2020
& 22 Sep 2021
Key topics to be covered at this seminar:
Attend this comprehensive one-day seminar to:
The programme includes practical exercises using draft agreements to exemplify the points discussed and help embed learning.
Module 1: Patent/know-how licencesKey defined terms and how to avoid traps or ambiguity regarding:
Module 2: R&D collaborations
Alternative academia-industry interaction
• Knowledge transfer
• Sponsoring PhDs
• Scientific advisory boards
• Investing in spin-outs
Simon Portman, Managing Associate at Marks & Clerk, specialises as a commercial contract lawyer for technology companies. He works for clients in the electronics, bioscience, defence, software, nanotech and creative industries, advising companies ranging from small start-ups to big multinationals as well as individuals, public bodies and charities. He advises on a wide range of contracts, including licenses, R&D collaborations, manufacturing agreements and procurement documentation. On the regulatory front he has advised on compliance with clinical trials legislation and novel food applications, as well as freedom of information and data protection issues.
Simon has co-written two business textbooks, Commercial Issues for Life Science Companies and Intellectual Property: the Lifeblood of your Company and has contributed articles to numerous publications. He regularly gives seminars and workshops at pharmaceutical conferences in the UK and internationally. He was also part of a UK IPO steering group putting together policies and contracts suitable for R&D collaborations in China.
Prior to joining Marks & Clerk Law in March 2009 Simon trained at a London law firm (where his training included secondment to the petrochemical industry) and subsequently worked at one of Cambridge’s leading commercial practices. Simon spearheads the Cambridge branch of Marks & Clerk Law. He is a member of the industry groups One Nucleus and Cambridge Network.
Rayyan Mughal is a commercial contract lawyer with Marks & Clerk. He has experience of working in-house providing corporate and commercial support at an international oil and gas sector company and at a leading provider of IT Services. In private practice, Rayyan has advised IT multinationals and technology clients based in and around Cambridge.
|22 Sep 2020|
|22 Sep 2020||Venue not yet confirmed||GBP 699.00
+ VAT @ 20.00%
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|22 Sep 2021|
|22 Sep 2021||Venue not yet confirmed||
+ VAT @ 20.00%