Drafting Patent License Agreements, Eighth Edition

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This essential desk reference offers practitioners a critical overview of all legal issues surrounding patent licensing.


Drafting Patent License Agreements illustrates the growing importance of intellectual property transactions to business and the resulting attention such transactions receive in legislative, regulatory, and judicial areas.

The new Eighth Edition tracks and discusses-clause by clause-all the critical components of patent and technology license agreements as well as non-disclosure agreements and collaboration agreements.  The Eighth Edition also presents a current overview of all legal issues surrounding licensing including, patent exhaustion, antitrust, bankruptcy, Bayh-Dole, and export control.  It includes new chapters on the UCC and licensing and on RAND licensing.  Sample provisions include references to applicable legal and practical consequences. Major cases covered include Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment LLC; Azure Networks LLC v. CSR PLC; Helferich v. New York Times; STC.UNM v. Intel Corp.; Ericsson Inc. v. D Link Systems Inc.; Jaffe v. Samsung Electronics Co.; Microsoft Corp. v. Motorola Inc.; and FTC v. Actavis Inc.


Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.

D. Patrick O'Reilley, senior counsel with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC, has extensive experience in assisting clients with transactions involving transfer of IP rights. 



D. Brian Kacedon, a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC, has extensive experience in patent and technology licensing as well as patent litigation.



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