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Categories:
Corporate & Commercial Law
Intellectual Property Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to review the drafting of intellectual property clauses in commercial agreements. It considers the problem areas frequently encountered by practitioners in this area and discusses recent cases where they have been considered by the courts.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the potential problems surrounding the drafting of IP clauses in commercial agreements;
  • Understand how these can be avoided;
  • Know recent cases where common problems have arisen;
  • Know the courts’ views on these issues.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Codemasters Software Company Ltd v Automobile Club de L’Ouest [2009] EWHC 3194 (Ch);
  • QRS Sciences Ltd v BTG International Ltd [2005] EWCH 670(Ch);
  • Oxonica Energy Ltd v Neuftec Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 668;
  • BMS Computer Solutions Limited v AB Agri Limited [2010] EWHC 464 (Ch).
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This podcast is a review of recent cases where problems have arisen from the drafting of intellectual property clauses in commercial agreements.

podcast added 16/07/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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