Workshop on Negotiating International R&D and Technology Transfer Contracts – Intellectual Property Rights, Valuation and Dispute Resolution

Brussels, Friday, November 12, 2010

Organized by
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
and the
European Liaison Office of the German Research Organizations (KOWI)

Supported by
Licensing Executives Society (LES) Benelux,
European Association of Research and Technology Organizations (EARTO)
and the
Simplified FP7 Model Agreement (DESCA)

09.00 - 09.10 Welcome  
   
     
09.10 - 09.40 Overview – Agreements in R&D and Technology Transfer  
 

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09.40 - 10.40 Best Practices and Model Agreements  
 

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10.40 - 11.00 Q&A session  
     
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break  
     
11.30 - 12.30 Contract Negotiations, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution in International Research Collaborations – Perspectives from Universities, Research Organizations and Companies  
 

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12.30 - 13.00 Negotiating Royalties - Commercializing Intellectual Property Assets
 

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13.00 - 13.15 Q&A session  
     
13.15 - 14.00 Lunch Break  
     
14.00 - 15.00 Choice of Law and Key Contract Provisions: (Co-) Ownership, Consequences for Breach of Contract and Dispute Resolution
 

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15.00 - 15.20 Drafting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Clauses  
 

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15.20 - 15.50 WIPO ADR Procedures and Case Experience in Technology Transfer Intellectual Property Disputes  
 

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15.50 - 16.00 Q&A Session  
     
16.00 - 16.15 Coffee Break  
     
16.15 - 17.15 Case study – Mediation Related to Royalty Rates Provision of License Agreements  
 

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17.15 - 17.30 Q&A Session  
     
17.30 - 17.45 Closing Remarks