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Technology contracts and licensing law (6 points)


Leader: Ms Melissa de Zwart

City SC 2003 (Off-campus)
City SC 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: This subject will examine the particular legal issues and problems that arise with respect to the preparation and negotiation of contracts dealing with the licensing of technology and intellectual property. It will provide an overview of the basics of contract law. Students will then consider the specific legal principles that apply to the licensing of various forms of intellectual property. The key provisions to be included in licensing contracts will be examined in detail, as will issues of tax effectiveness, risk management and dispute resolution. Another key focus of the course will be effective negotiation tactics, techniques and skills.

Assessment: Licence drafting and negotiation exercise: 30% + Take-home examination (5250 words): 70%

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