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'The Role of Patent Counsel in Patent Licensing Transactions' and 'Strategies for Patent Licensing' Are Some of the Topics Discussed inside Structuring Patent Licensing Transactions.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Structuring Patent Licensing Transactions: Leading Lawyers on Structuring Terms, Negotiating License Agreements and Closing Deals (Inside the Minds) to their offering.

Structuring Patent Licensing Transactions is an authoritative, insiders perspective on key strategies for creating and negotiating patent license agreements on behalf of clients. Featuring partners and shareholders from some of the nations leading firms, these experts guide the reader through the various types of licensing situations, including the unique benefits and challenges associated with each. These top lawyers reveal their advice on drafting applications, performing due diligence for in-licensing opportunities, negotiating with licensees, and creating license agreements that create value for both parties. From educating clients on the importance of protecting intellectual property to discussing the financial implications of licensing, these authors explain the need for companies to protect and exploit innovative ideas. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating a challenging area of law.

Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies nationwide, rather than third-party accounts from unknown authors and analysts. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession, or topic is headed and the most important issues for the future. Through an exhaustive selection process, each author was hand-picked by the Inside the Minds editorial board to author a chapter for this book.

Chapters Include:

1. Carl B. Massey Jr., Member, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry Group Steering Committee, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

"The Role of Patent Counsel in Patent Licensing Transactions"

2. Corinne Marie Pouliquen, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP

"Protecting, Exploiting, and Defending Inventions"

3. Judith Hasko, Partner, Latham & Watkins

"Strategies for Patent Licensing"

4. Leon Radomsky, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP

"Structuring Pre-Transaction IP Due Diligence"

5. Mark P. Kesslen, Member, Lowenstein Sandler PC

"Thinking Strategically to Achieve the Client's Goals"

6. John K. Williamson, Partner, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP

"Licensing from the Perspective of the Patent Specialist"

7. Lynn J. Alstadt, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

"Licensing Concerns of an Inventor-Licensor"

8. Sonali S. Srivastava, Patent Counsel, Abbott Laboratories

"Creating a Win-Win Situation"

9. Rochelle K. Seide, Ph.D., Partner, Arent Fox PLLC

"Getting Involved Early and Making a Difference"

Appendices Include:

Appendix A: License Agreement (Per Unit Royalty)

Appendix B: License Agreement (Royalty Based Upon Net Sales)

Appendix C: Invention Disclosure Template

Appendix D: Patent Marking Guidelines

Appendix E: License Agreement

Appendix F: License Agreement for Nanocrystal Technology

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