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Whether you are negotiating and drafting IP license agreements as the licensee or licensor – you need to know what to look for to anticipate problems, cover-off key points and adequately protect your client’s interests.

Led by P. Bradley Limpert, an expert faculty of lawyers will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to competently and confidently negotiate and draft IP licenses.

Osgoode’s Certificate in IP Licensing is structured to give you in-depth knowledge of the key aspects of licensing agreements, while also addressing what you need to know about licensing each unique type of intellectual property: patents, trademarks, copyright, data and trade secrets and industrial designs.

You will hear from corporate licensing counsel from a variety of key industry sectors, as well as top intellectual property and licensing lawyers from private practice. Over four intensive days, you will learn:

  • The essentials of each type of IP
  • How to identify underlying IP and chain of title issues
  • Critical considerations for License Grant and Scope of Use Clauses
  • Key issues in cross-border licensing
  • Do’s and don’ts of reps and warranties
  • Indemnities and other remedies
  • Avoiding common drafting mistakes in IP Licenses
  • Key considerations when negotiating royalties and payment terms
  • The impact of insolvency
  • Understanding tax issues

Also, observe live expert faculty demonstrations and gain valuable precedents and specific language examples for:

  • Negotiating and drafting the License Grant and Scope of Use Clauses
  • Negotiating and drafting Indemnities

Your learning will be enhanced and reinforced by small group, skills-based “learn by doing” drafting and negotiation workshops where you will receive custom feedback and real-time support from expert IP licensing professionals.

Faculty

Program Director

  • P. Bradley Limpert, Limpert & Associates
  • John Birch, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Professor Carys Craig, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Keith Desjardins, Gowling WLG (Ottawa)
  • Brian W. Gray, Brian Gray Law
  • Jason Hannibal, Vice President, Legal and Contracts, Thales Canada Inc.
  • Christopher Heer, Heer Law
  • Paul Jones, Jones & Co. Law Office
  • Andrea Kroetch, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Jason Leung, Leung Law PC
  • Nathaniel Lipkus, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Jennifer MacInnis, Senior Director, Applied Research & Commercialization and Senior Legal Counsel, Ryerson University
  • Marcel Mongeon, Intellectual Property Coach, Mongeon Consulting Inc.
  • Peter M. Ross, Ross, Mongeon, Covello & Co.
  • Christopher Runstedler, VP & General Counsel, Magnet Forensics
  • Stephen Spracklin, Legal Counsel, Information Technology and Intellectual Property, City of Mississauga
  • Bob Tarantino, Dentons LLP
  • Glenn Tautrims, Director, Global Royalty Audits, Inc.
  • Essien Udokang, Senior Director, Legal Affairs, McKesson Canada
  • Patrick Westaway, Sorbara, Schumacher, McCann LLP

Agenda

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Fees

Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments for each of the 4 days of the program. The price does not include accommodations. Please inquire about group discounts and financial assistance. Fees paid by individuals are eligible for a tuition tax credit. Dress is business casual.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Certificate of Program Completion

You will receive an Osgoode Certificate upon successful completion of the program. Participants must complete the following program requirements to receive a Certificate:

(1) view 3 of 5 Online Primers (1 hour each);
(2) attend all 4 modules; and
(3)
complete and pass the take-home drafting assignment; and
(4) participate in the in-person drafting and negotiation workshops.

Note: Modules 1-3 may be completed in person or by webcast. However, all registrants must attend module 4 in person.

Substitutions, Cancellations and Refunds

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 21 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

FAQs

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Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Alexandra Karacsony at AKaracsony@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

ONLINE AND IN-PERSON PROGRAM: 4 DAYS + ONLINE PRIMERS

October 9, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. EDT
(In-Person & Webcast)

October 23, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EDT
(In-Person & Webcast)

November 6, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
(In-Person & Webcast)

December 5, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. EST
(In-Person Only)

*Online Primers in IP Fundamentals
available on-demand upon Registration

*Must view any 3 of 5 Online Primers (1 hour each)
to obtain your Certificate

Location

Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$2,995 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours

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Who Should Attend

  • Lawyers who advise on IP licensing or IP assets
  • In-house counsel and executives managing IP licensing
  • Contract managers and specialists
  • Patent and Trademark Agents
  • Procurement professionals
  • Owners, licensees or licensors of IP
  • Technology transfer/commercialization professionals
  • Venture Capital/Investment Analysts; Angel Investors

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SPECIAL OFFER: Registrants will receive an exclusive offer for 50% off Technology Contracting: Law, Precedents and Commentary by Bradley Limpert (hardcopy only, does not include subscription).

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“Excellent knowledge. Great tips on the applications needed and the language used in each country. All are great at engaging class participation [and] I really enjoy how they discussed what is ideal in negotiation and what actually happens [and] how the law is upheld and what standard practises are in the real world.”

Vivian Punzalan, ProperVu Inc.

“Tremendous content and presentation.”

Kevin Wentzel, Counsel, Pivotal Software, Inc.

“This is an excellent program [and] all the information was very useful. It covers clauses and details that lawyers generally take for granted. There were a lot of practical examples used. For example, in the royalties section, it really helped to get an auditor’s point of view. I believe this is extremely important for lawyers as it helps us understand the practical aspects related to payments.”

Meenakshi Tewari, Sole Practitioner, Jham Law Office

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Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.