Three Core Considerations in IP Licensing Agreements

Author: Katie Neidig
Published: 14.09.2022
Most of us have heard the adage that each contract is a puzzle. As an in-house attorney with a focus on intellectual property, my favorite part of working with contracts is the interconnection of certain puzzle pieces. Specifically, there is an undeniable link between intellectual property (IP) rights and common contract provisions in IP licensing deals. An IP license is an agreement wherein the owner of IP rights grants a third party (or third parties) the right to use the owner’s IP while retaining ownership of its own IP. In this article, I discuss three underlying considerations that are fundamental…