ch17 - Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual Property Chapter 17 2005 Thomson\/West Legal Studies In Business 1 Business Conditions

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1 Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements and the Protection of Intellectual Property Chapter 17 © 2005 Thomson/West Legal Studies In Business
2 Business Conditions that Trigger IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) Business Conditions that Trigger IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) Grant license US provide IPR to foreign manufacturer which then reexports to U.S. Transfer technology for share in joint venture
3 Contracts Clauses Contracts Clauses Geographic limit Field of use limitations Output/ customer restrictions Confidentiality Ownership/use Disclose improvements Grant back Termination Non competition
4 International Protection International Protection Patent and Trademark - Paris Convention: national treatment for foreign applications (TRIPS agreement now provides enforcement mechanism) Patent Cooperation Treaty- streamline application procedure, files international claim with WIPO EU has Community filing
5 International Protection International Protection Since 1996, EU Community trademark Madrid Protocol: centralized filing for trademarks, WIPO enforced, U.S. finally signed

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