From the contracts you have with your employees to the contracts you have with your partners, customers and suppliers, if you are a business generating IP this webinar will give you practical insight on how to protect your intellectual property and maximise the opportunity from those commercial relationships. Topic areas covered include:
- Collaboration and development agreements – structuring the deal, understanding background and foreground IP, who owns the results of joint projects. The risks around jointly-owned IP, exploitation, working with academia, warranties and IP indemnities
- The risks of outsourcing and using consultants and freelancers – what happens when things go wrong?
- Employment contracts – basic terms and restrictive covenants
- Protecting know-how – keeping things confidential and when to use your NDA