Entering into commercial agreements

Entering into commercial agreements is a part of everyday life for companies in the sector.  This section looks at some of the key points to bear in mind when negotiating such agreements.

Entering into Commercial Agreements
Challenging patent validity post-settlement
Termination of head licences
Patent licensing - termination
Patent licensing - warranties and indemnities
Patent licensing - duration of licence
Patent licensing - ownership of improvements
Patent licensing - territorial rights
Patent licensing - royalties
Patent licensing - right to grant sublicenses
Patent transactions in the life sciences
Licensing intellectual property
GMP Quality / Technical Agreements
Innovative deal structures
Licensing – Exclusive/Non-Exclusive/Sole
Incubator leases
Breach of contract - contractual time bars
Entire agreement clauses
Research, development and collaboration agreements
Mandatory rules for licences in France