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PLI: Government and Regulatory Issues in Licensing

San Francisco shareholder David Bloch will be speaking at PLI's Understanding the IP License 2021 on December 10, 2021 in San Francisco. This introductory course will give attendees a comprehensive review of basic elements and practical considerations when engaging in licensing agreements for a variety of intellectual property formats. The 2 day program will address legal strategies and everyday skills to apply when licensing patents, copyrights, the right of celebrity, trademarks, software or any combination of these types of IP, along with special circumstances that may arise, such as potential litigation and regulatory, international, bankruptcy or antitrust issues. Topics in his program, "Regulatory and Government Issues in IP Licensing" will include: 

  • Licensing IP from the government: Required clauses, enforcement, march-in rights, and traps for the unwary
  • Licensing IP to the government: Marking, monitoring, minimum rights, open source issues and remedies for infringement
  • Impact of government preferences on licensing: Domestic manufacture, offshore R&D, and open-source requirements at the state and federal levels