WIPO/CEIPI Colloquium on Transfer of Technology and Licensing

The course is organized in cooperation with the French Center for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI).

Content and Structure

  • Challenges and Contemporary Issues Related to Technology Transfer
  • Role of IPRs in Transfer of Technology
  • Intellectual Property Marketing: A Practical Approach
  • Intellectual Property Commercialization: A practical Approach
  • Technology Transfer Contracts
  • Licensing – Legal Framework, Basic Principles and the Context
  • Financial Terms of Licensing Agreement: Valuation and Forms of Payment
  • Exercises on IP Valuation
  • Licensing Negotiation
  • Drafting of Licensing Contracts
  • Intellectual Property Funding – Government and Alternative
  • Resources (Venture Capital, Business Angels, etc): A Practical Approach 
  • Franchising: A Practical Approach
  • Copyright Licensing, including Open Source: A Practical Approach
  • Industry - Academia Interaction in Transfer of Technology
  • Spin Out and Start-up Companies based on University Developed Technology
  • Incubation for Intellectual Property Based Business
  • IP and Business Plan for Seed Business
  • Intellectual Property Audits for Universities and SMEs: A Practical Approach
  • Intellectual Property Institutional Policy for Technology Transfer (1)

Course Basics